Southern Rhodesian general election, 1954

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General elections were held in Southern Rhodesia on 27 January 1954.[1] The result was a victory for the United Rhodesia Party, which won 26 of the 30 seats.


Party Votes % Seats
United Rhodesia Party 26
Independents 2
Independent Labour 1
Independent Rhodesia Party 1
Total 30


  1. ^ Dvorin, EP (1954) Central Africa's First Federal Election: Background and Issues Political Research Quarterly, Vol. 7, pp369-390