1946–47 French Sudan General Council election

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General Council elections were held in French Sudan in December 1946 and 5 January 1947.[1]

Electoral system[edit]

The General Council was elected using two voting lists. The First College elected 20 seats, whilst the Second College elected 30.[2]

Results[edit]

Party First round Second round Total
seats
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
First College
Defence of the Interests of Sudan 3 0 3
French Section of the Workers' International 3 0 3
Sudanese Progressive Party 1 0 1
French-African Union 0 4 4
Independents 7 2 9
Total 1,483 100 14 6 20
Registered voters/turnout 3,346 44.3
Second College
Sudanese Progressive Party 5 16 21
Community of Yatenga 4 0 4
Sudanese Union – African Democratic Rally 2 0 2
Marka, Peul, Bobo, Samogo Union 0 2 2
Independents 0 1 1
Total 70,409 100 11 19 30
Registered voters/turnout 156,270 45.1
Source: De Benoist

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joseph-Roger de Benoist (1982) Afrique occidentale française de 1944 à 1960, p537–538
  2. ^ Dolf Sternberger, Bernhard Vogel, Dieter Nohlen & Klaus Landfried (1978) Die Wahl der Parlamente: Band II: Afrika, Erster Halbband, p1228