Thai general election, December 1957

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General elections were held in Thailand on 12 December 1957. The result was a victory for the new United Land party, which won 40 of the 160 seats, although with 59 MPs, independents were the largest bloc in Parliament. Voter turnout was 44.1%.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
United Land 44 New
Democrat Party 39 +9
Economist Party 6 +3
Free Democracy 5 –6
Seri Manangkasila 4 –82
Nationalist Party 1 –2
Hyde Park Movement Party 1 –1
Independent Party 1 –1
Independents 59 +51
Invalid/blank votes
Total 4,370,589 100 160 -123
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p278 ISBN 0-19-924959-8