Gambian legislative election, 1962

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General elections were held in the Gambia between 22 and 31 May 1962. The result was a victory for the People's Progressive Party, which won 18 of the 32 elected seats.[1] A further eight members were appointed by the Governor-general and protectorate chiefs.


Party Votes % Seats +/–
People's Progressive Party56,34357.7018+9
United Party37,01637.9113+8
Democratic Congress Alliance4,1804.2810
Source: African Elections database


  1. 1962 House of Representatives Election African Elections Database
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