1955 Surinamese general election

General elections were held in Suriname on 29 March 1955.[1] The result was a victory for the Unity Front, which won 11 of the 21 seats.

1955 Surinamese general election
Suriname (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
← 1951 29 March 1955 1958 →

21 seats in the Estates of Suriname
11 seats needed for a majority
Party Leader Seats +/–
EF 11 New
VHP Jagernath Lachmon 6 0
NPS 2 -11
KTPI 2 0
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Archibald Currie
NPS
Johan Ferrier
SDM

ResultsEdit

PartySeats+/–
Unity Front (SDPPSVPS)11New
United Hindustani Party60
National Party of Suriname2–11
Party for National Unity and Solidarity20
Christian-Social Party00
Congress Party00
Suriname Labour Party0New
Total210
Source: Nohlen

Elected membersEdit

Unity Front
VHP
NPS
KTPI

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p614 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6