Cameroonian Territorial Assembly election, 1956

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Territorial Assembly elections were held in French Cameroons on 23 December 1956. The result was a victory for the Cameroonian Union, which won 30 of the 70 seats in the Territorial Assembly. Voter turnout was 41.4%.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Cameroonian Union 249,693 34.3 30
Cameroonian Party of Democrats 152,000 20.9 20
Independent Peasants 69,457 9.6 8
Cameroonian National Action Movement 48,666 6.7 8
French Section of the Workers' International 18,001 2.5 3
Other parties 189,000 26.0
Total 726,817 100 70
Registered voters/turnout 1,752,902
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p178 ISBN 0-19-829645-2