Siamese general election, 1946

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General elections were held in Siam on 6 January 1946. At the time there were no political parties,[1] so all candidates ran as independents. Voter turnout was 32.5%.[2] A second round of elections was held in 47 provinces on 5 August in order to increase the number of MPs to the number set in the constitution.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Independents 100
Invalid/blank votes
Total 2,091,788 100
Source: Nohlen et al.
Unofficial affiliations[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p284 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
  2. ^ a b Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p278 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
  3. ^ Sorasak Ngamcachonkulkid (2001), The Seri Thai movement and political conflict in Thailand, 1938-1949, University of Wisconsin—Madison, p. 140