Dahomeyan Administrative Council election, 1932

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Administrative Council elections were held in Dahomey in 1932.[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.

Campaign[edit]

In Porto-Novo, Augustin Nicoué campaigned against the school enrollment restrictions. He had previously been close to the councillors supported by La Voix, but became an ardent critic of the city's Administrative Council member, Casimir d'Almeida.[1]

Results[edit]

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

Constituency Elected candidate
Abomey Augustinho Olympio
Ouidah Pierre Johnson
Porto-Novo Casimir d'Almeida

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Patrick Manning (2004) Slavery, Colonialism and Economic Growth in Dahomey, 1640-1960, Cambridge University Press, p271