Gambian general election, 1972

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General elections were held in the Gambia on 28 and 29 March 1972. They were won by the ruling party, the People's Progressive Party, which took 28 of the 32 elected seats (including five in which its candidates were unopposed).[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
People's Progressive Party 65,388 62.96 28 +4
United Party 17,161 16.52 3 –1
Independents 21,302 20.51 1 +1
Paramount chiefs' representatives 4
Presidential appointees 3
Attorney General (ex officio) 1
Total 103,851 100 40 0
Registered voters/turnout 136,521
Source: African Elections Database

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gambia Inter-Parliamentary Union