1969 Ethiopian general election

General elections were held in Ethiopia in 1969. Political parties were banned, so all candidates for the Chamber of Deputies were independents,[1] and Aklilu Habte-Wold remained Prime Minister.

The number of registered voters increased to 5.2 million, with 3.4 million voting.[2] The number of candidates also increased, rising to 1,500.[2]


  1. ^ Elections in Ethiopia African Elections Database
  2. ^ a b Cowen, L & Laakso, L (2002) Multi-Party Elections in Africa, p. 62