1946 Cambodian general election

General elections were held for the first time in Cambodia on 1 September 1946.[1] The Democratic Party won 50 of the 67 seats, with voter turnout estimated to be 60%.[2]

1946 Cambodian general election

1 September 1946 1947 →

All 67 seats in the National Assembly
34 seats needed for a majority
Turnout60%
  First party Second party
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Leader Sisowath Youtevong Norodom Norindeth
Party Democratic Liberal
Leader since June 1946
Seats won 50 14

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  Democratic

Elected Prime Minister

Sisowath Youtevong
Democratic

ResultsEdit

 
PartySeats
Democratic Party50
Liberal Party14
Independents3
Total67
Source: Nohlen et al.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p69 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
  2. ^ Nohlen et al., p64