British Cameroons parliamentary election, 1961

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Parliamentary elections were held in British Cameroons on 30 December 1961. The result was a victory for the Kamerun National Democratic Party, which won 24 of the 37 seats in the House of Assembly.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Kamerun National Democratic Party 140,347 54.9 24 +10
Cameroon People's National Convention 68,458 26.8 10 –2
One Kamerun 17,733 6.9 1 +1
Other parties 1,401 0.6 0 New
Independents 27,494 10.8 2 +2
Total 255,433 100 37 +11
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p181 ISBN 0-19-829645-2