French legislative election, 1951 (Guinea)

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Elections to the French National Assembly were held in Guinea on 17 June 1951. The number of seats Guinea had in the Assembly had increased from two to three.[1] Suffrage was also extended, with the number of registered voters increasing from 131,309 in the 1946 election to 393,628 in 1951,[1] although voter turnout decreased from 73% to 57%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Franco–Guinean Union 67,480 30.5 2
Guinean Agreement 47,352 21.4 1
Democratic Union of Workers and Veterans 32,071 14.5 0
Guinean Union 29,149 13.2 0
French Union 20,423 9.2 0
Two other parties 6,612 3.0 0
Invalid/blank votes 2,926
Total 224,182 100 3
Registered voters/turnout 393,628 57.0
Source: Sternberger et al.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Schmidt, E Cold War and decolonization in Guinea, 1946-1958 p51
  2. ^ Dolf Sternberger, Bernhard Vogel, Dieter Nohlen & Klaus Landfried (1978) Die Wahl der Parlamente: Band II: Afrika, Erster Halbband, p837