Ugandan general election, 1961
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General elections were held in Uganda in March 1961. It was the first time direct elections to the Legislative Council had been held across the entire country. The result was a victory for the Democratic Party, which won 44 of the 82 seats (excluding Buganda).
|Uganda People's Congress||495,909||49.2||35||New|
|Uganda National Congress||40,134||4.0||1||-4|
|Source: Nohlen et al.|
- Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p934 ISBN 0-19-829645-2