South Vietnamese Senate election, 1970

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Senate elections were held in South Vietnam on 30 August 1970.[1] The election was contested by a total of 16 lists, of which the three highest polling would be elected and receive 10 seats each.[2] Each voter had three votes, with the winning list receiving 1,149,597 votes (11.7%), whilst the third-placed list won 882,274 votes (9.0%).[3] Voter turnout was reported to be 65.4%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
The People 1,149,597 11.7 10
The Sun 1,106,288 11.3 10
Public Good and Social Justice 882,274 9.0 10
Just Peace 800,453 8.2 0
Progress 654,833 6.7 0
Sheaf of Rice 628,992 6.4 0
Three Lotus Blossoms 611,351 6.2 0
Mother and Child 591,258 6.0 0
People and Peace 533,692 5.4 0
Democratic Buddhist Alliance 492,131 5.0 0
Revolution 453,168 4.6 0
Greater Solidarity 430,465 4.4 0
South North Center 420,688 4.3 0
Support of the Government 399,767 4.1 0
The People First 342,416 3.5 0
Fish and Water 320,365 3.3 0
Total 9,817,738 100 30
Valid votes
Invalid/blank votes
'Total votes cast 4,299,516 100
Registered voters/turnout 6,578,082 65.1
Source: Public Administration Bulletin Vietnam[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p331 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
  2. ^ Nohlen et al., p337
  3. ^ Nohlen et al., p335
  4. ^ "Vietnam Public Administration Bulletin Number 54" (PDF). US Agency for International Development. Retrieved 17 November 2015.