French legislative election, 1951 (Dahomey)

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Elections to the National Assembly of France were held in Dahomey (now Benin) on 17 June 1951. The territory elected two seats to the Assembly, which were won by Sourou-Migan Apithy of the Liste de l'Union Française and a GEN candidate.[1] Voter turnout was 44.3%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Liste de l'Union Française 53,463 36.8 1
GEN 49,329 33.9 1
UPD 18,410 12.7 0
IPP 10,161 7.0 0
BPA 8,686 6.0 0
RPF 5,284 3.6 0
Invalid/blank votes 2,017
Total 147,350 100 2
Source: Sternberger et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sternberger, D, Vogel, B, Nohlen, D & Landfried, K (1978) Die Wahl der Parlamente: Band II: Afrika, Erster Halbband, p530 (German)