Basutoland general election, 1965
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General elections were held in Basutoland on 29 April 1965. The result was a narrow victory for the Basotholand National Party, which led the country to independence as Lesotho on 4 October the following year. Voter turnout was 62.8%.
|Basotholand National Party||108,140||42.0||31|
|Basutoland Congress Party||103,068||40.0||25|
|Marematlou Freedom Party||40,414||16.5||4|
|Source: Nohlen et al.|