Gambian legislative election, 1951
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Legislative elections were held in the Gambia in 1951. They were the first election to feature political parties, as the Democratic Party and the Muslim Congress Party had been founded earlier in the year.
There were only three elected seats in the Legislative Council at the time.
|Bathurst||John Colley Faye||Democratic Party||905||40.01||Elected|
|Ibrahima Momodou Garba-Jahumpa||Muslim Congress Party||828||36.60||Elected|
|Pierre Sarr N'Jie||Independent||463||20.47|
|Edward Francis Small||Gambia National League||45||1.99|
|Mustapha Colley||Common People's Party||10||0.44|
|J Francis Senegal||Independent||6||0.27|
|John Finden Dailey||Common People's Party||5||0.22|
|Kombo St Mary||Henry Madi||Independent||813||75.63||Elected|
|Source: Hughes & Perfect|
- Gregg, E. (2003) The Rough Guide to the Gambia
- Arnold Hughes & David Perfect (2006) A political history of the Gambia, 1816–1994, University of Rochester Press, p299