1947 Cambodian general election

General elections were held in Cambodia on 21 December 1947.[1] The Democratic Party won 44 of the 75 seats.[2]

1947 Cambodian general election

← 1946 21 December 1947 1951 →

All 75 seats in the National Assembly
38 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
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Leader Sisowath Watchayavong Norodom Norindeth
Party Democratic Liberal
Seats before 50 14
Seats won 44 21
Seat change Decrease 7 Increase 7

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  Democratic   Liberal

Prime Minister before election

Sisowath Youtevong
Democratic

Elected Prime Minister

Sisowath Watchayavong
Democratic

ResultsEdit

 
PartySeats+/–
Democratic Party44–6
Liberal Party21+7
Independents10+7
Total75+8
Source: Nohlen et al.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p63 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
  2. ^ Nohlen et al., p74