Ugandan general election, 1961
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General elections were held in Uganda on 23 March 1961. They were the first time direct elections to the Legislative Council had been held across the entire country. The result was a victory for the Democratic Party, which won 44 of the 82 seats (excluding Buganda).
|Uganda People's Congress||495,909||48.3||35||New|
|Uganda National Congress||40,134||3.9||1||−4|
|Source: Nohlen et al.|