Venda parliamentary election, 1978

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Parliamentary elections were held in Venda on 5 and 6 July 1978.[1] The Venda Independence People's Party won 31 of the 42 elected seats in the Legislative Assembly.[1]

Electoral system[edit]

The Legislative Assembly consisted of 84 seats, half of which were elected and half of which were appointed.[1]


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Venda Independence People's Party 31 +18
Venda National Party 11 +6
Appointed members 42
Invalid/blank votes
Total 123,000 100 84 +24
Registered voters/turnout 52
Source: African Elections Database