Guyanese general election, 1980

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General elections were held in Guyana on 15 December 1980.[1] The result was a victory for the People's National Congress, which won 41 of the 53 seats. However, the PNC's victory was the result of fraud as the government had direct control of the elections.[2] Voter turnout was 82.3%.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
People's National Congress 312,988 77.7 41 +4
People's Progressive Party 78,414 19.5 10 –4
United Force 11,612 2.9 2 0
Invalid/blank votes 3,251
Total 406,265 100 53 0
Registered voters/turnout 493,550 82.3
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p363 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p355-359