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1961 Trinidad and Tobago general election

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General elections were held in Trinidad and Tobago on 4 December 1961.[1] The result was a victory for the People's National Movement, which won 20 of the 30 seats. Voter turnout was 88.1%.[2]

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Results

Party Votes % Seats +/-
People's National Movement 190,003 57.0 20 +7
Democratic Labour Party 138,910 41.7 10 +3
African National Congress 1,634 0.5 0 New
British Empire Citizens' and Workers' Home Rule Party 1,314 0.4 0 -2
Other parties 1,502 0.4 0
Invalid/blank votes 149
Total 333,512 100 30 +6
Source: Nohlen

References

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p635 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p639
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