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Upper Voltan Territorial Assembly election, 1952

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Upper Voltan Territorial Assembly election, 1952

Territorial Assembly elections were held in French Upper Volta in March 1948. The result was a victory for the Voltaic Union (UV).

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Electoral system

The Territorial Assembly had 50 seats, with 10 elected by the First College (French citizens) and 40 by the Second College (non-French citizens).

The First College had 1,583 registered voters, whilst the second college had 351,115.

Results

The UV emerged as the largest party with 20 seats. The Rally of the French People (which won six seats in the First College) in second place and the African Democratic Rally-affiliated Voltaic Democratic Party in third.

Voter turnout was 57.2% in the First College (905 voters) and 56.1% in the Second College (207,112 voters).

References

Upper Voltan Territorial Assembly election, 1952 Wikipedia


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