Dahomeyan Administrative Council election, 1930

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Administrative Council elections were held in Dahomey in 1930.[1]

Electoral system[edit]

Three members of the Administrative Council were elected from single-member constituencies; Abomey, Ouidah and Porto-Novo. However, the franchise was extremely restricted.


In Porto-Novo, Augustin Nicoué ran against the incumbemt Casimir d'Almeida.[1] D'Almeida was supported by the La Voix newspaper, whilst Nicoué was supported by Le Phare du Dahomey.


Despite Nicoué's campaign, Casimir d'Almeida was re-elected.[1]

Constituency Elected candidate
Porto-Novo Casimir d'Almeida


  1. ^ a b c Patrick Manning (2004) Slavery, Colonialism and Economic Growth in Dahomey, 1640-1960, Cambridge University Press, p269