British Cameroons parliamentary election, 1957

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Parliamentary elections were held in British Cameroons in March 1957. The Kamerun National Congress emerged as the largest party, winning six of the 13 seats in the House of Representatives.[1]


Party Votes % Seats
Kamerun National Congress 35,626 45.4 6
Kamerun National Democratic Party 17,937 22.9 5
Kamerun People's Party 15,436 19.7 2
Union of the Peoples of Cameroon 9,440 12.0 0
Total 78,439 100 13
Registered voters/turnout 102,944
Source: Sternberger et al.


  1. ^ Dolf Sternberger, Bernhard Vogel, Dieter Nohlen & Klaus Landfried (1969) Die Wahl der Parlamente: Band II: Afrika, Erster Halbband, p913