Lesotho general election, 1993

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General elections were held in Lesotho between 27 and 29 March 1993, the first full elections since the ruling Basotho National Party annulled the results of the 1970 elections, which they had lost to the Basutoland Congress Party. Of the 736,930 registered voters, 532,678 cast valid votes.[1]

The BCP were victorious in the election, winning all 65 of the seats in the National Assembly. Its leader, Ntsu Mokhehle, became Prime Minister.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Basutoland Congress Party 398,355 74.7 65
Basotho National Party 120,686 22.6 0
Marematlou Freedom Party 7,650 1.4 0
Popular Front for Democracy 947 0.2 0
Hareeng Basotho Party 646 0.1 0
United Democratic Party 582 0.1 0
Kopanang Basotho Party 417 0.1 0
Lesotho Labour Party 244 0.1 0
National Independent Party 241 0.1 0
Lesotho Education Party 63 0.0 0
United Party 51 0.0 0
Liberal Party of Lesotho 43 0.0 0
Independents 2,753 0.5 0
Total 532,978 100 65
Source: African Elections Database

References[edit]

  1. ^ 27 March 1993 National Assembly Election African Elections Database