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House of Representatives of South Africa

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Established  1984
Succeeded by  National Assembly
Disbanded  1994
Voting system  First-past-the-post
Type  Coloured representative house
Preceded by  Coloured Persons' Representative Council

The House of Representatives of South Africa (Afrikaans: Raad van Verte├źnwoordigers van Suid-Afrika) was an 80-seat body in the Tricameral Parliament of South Africa which existed from 1984-1994. It was reserved for Coloured South Africans. The body was elected twice; in 1984 and 1989.

Results

In 1984, the House was dominated by the Labour Party, which won 76 of the 80 seats.

In 1989, the Labour Party lost support but still maintained a majority of seats with 69. Other parties represented included the Democratic Reform Party, United Democratic Party, Freedom Party and 2 independents. The 1989 house was almost entirely dominated by men, with only 1 female elected.

References

House of Representatives of South Africa Wikipedia


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