Gambian general election, 1977

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General elections were held in the Gambia on 4 and 5 April 1977. They were won by the ruling People's Progressive Party, which claimed 29 of the 35 elected seats. There were 216,234 registered voters.


Party Votes % Seats +/–
People's Progressive Party123,29769.629+1
National Convention Party40,21222.75New
United Party5,4033.01–2
National Liberation Party4,0952.30New
Paramount chiefs' representatives40
Presidential appointees4+1
Attorney General (ex-officio)10
Registered voters/turnout216,23482.6
Source: Inter-Parliamentary Union
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