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1951 Cambodian general election

General elections were held in Cambodia on 9 September 1951.[1] The Democratic Party won 54 of the 78 seats.[2]

1951 Cambodian general election

← 1947 9 September 1951 1955 →

All 78 seats in the National Assembly
39 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Leader Huy Kanthoul Norodom Norindeth
Party Democratic Liberal
Last election 44 seats 21 seats
Seats won 54 18
Seat change Increase 10 Decrease 3

Prime Minister before election

Oum Chheang Sun
Democratic

Elected Prime Minister

Huy Kanthoul
Democratic

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Democratic Party 54 +10
Liberal Party 18 –3
Victorious North-East Party 4 New
Nationalist Party 2 New
Independents 0 –10
Invalid/blank votes
Total 78 +3
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