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Dahomeyan General Council election, 1947

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Dahomeyan General Council election, 1947

Elections to the General Council were held in French Dahomey in January 1947. The result was a victory for the Dahomeyan Progressive Union, which won 20 of the 30 seats.

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Electoral system

The General Council (Conseil Generale) was established as part of the constitutional reforms that created the French Fourth Republic. It had 30 seats, with 12 members elected by the first electoral college and 18 by the second electoral college.

Results

Elected members included:

  • Cyrille Aguessy
  • Justin Ahomadégbé-Tomêtin (African People's Bloc)
  • Michel Ahouanmènou
  • Albert Akindès (Dahomeyan Progressive Union)
  • Tahirou Congacou
  • Francis Covi
  • Sourou-Migan Apithy (Dahomeyan Progressive Union)
  • Hubert Maga (Dahomeyan Progressive Union)
  • Émile Poisson (African People's Bloc)
  • References

    Dahomeyan General Council election, 1947 Wikipedia


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