Gambian general election, 1977

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General elections were held in the Gambia on 4 and 5 April 1977. They were won by the ruling People's Progressive Party, which claimed 29 of the 35 elected seats. There were 216,234 registered voters.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
People's Progressive Party 123,297 69.6 29 +1
National Convention Party 40,212 22.7 5 New
United Party 5,403 3.0 1 –2
National Liberation Party 4,095 2.3 0 New
Independents 4,174 2.4 0 –1
Paramount chiefs' representatives 4 0
Presidential appointees 4 +1
Attorney General (ex-officio) 1 0
Total 177,181 100 44 +4
Registered voters/turnout 216,234 82.6
Source: Inter-Parliamentary Union