1959 Southern Cameroons parliamentary election

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Parliamentary elections were held in Southern Cameroons on 24 January 1959. The result was a victory for the Kamerun National Democratic Party, which won 14 of the 26 seats in the House of Assembly.[1]


Of the twelve seats won by the Kamerun National CongressKamerun People's Party alliance, eight were won by the KNC and four by the KPP.[2]

Kamerun National Democratic Party73,30553.4214+9
Kamerun National CongressKamerun People's Party51,38437.4512+4
One Kamerun2,0211.470New
Registered voters/turnout205,576
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Michael Krennerich & Bernhard Thibaut (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p181 ISBN 0-19-829645-2
  2. ^ Elections in Cameroon African Elections Database