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Suriname General Election Results - November 1969
Suriname National Assembly

Parliamentary General Elections were held in Suriname in November 1969 for all 39 seats in the National Assembly.

Electoral System

The unicameral Parliament of Suriname, the Legislative Assembly (Staten), consists of 39 members elected for 4 years. Twenty-seven members (including 10 from Paramaribo, the capital) of the Staten are directly elected in the various constituencies by simple majority vote and the 12 remaining members, from the rural areas, are chosen according to proportional representation.

Results

The result was a victory for the VHP bloc (an alliance of the VHP, the Indonesian People's Party and the Action Group), which won 19 of the 39 seats.

Voter Turnout

Voter turnout was xxxx%.

ELECTORAL SYSTEM
System Mix of First-past-the-post and Proportional Representation
Elected Members 39 seats
VOTER TURNOUT
Total Votes Cast 204,041
SUMMARY RESULTS
  Party/Alliance Code Votes Seats
Total % votes Number Change
  VHP Bloc Winner VHP 75,963 37.23% 19 +2
  National Party of Suriname NPS 55,482 27.19% 11 -6
  PNP Bloc PNP 47,690 23.37% 8 +5
  Nationalist Republican Party PNR 15,943 7.81% 1 +1
  Surinamese Democratic Party SDP 3,152 1.54% - -2
  Surinamese Hindu Party HPS 2,154 1.06% - New
  Other Parties OTHER 3,657 1.79% - -
  Total   204,041 100% 39 -
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