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Suriname General Election Results - 30 May 1949
Suriname National Assembly

Parliamentary General Elections were held in Suriname on 30 May 1949 for all 21 seats in the National Assembly.

Electoral System

The unicameral Parliament of Suriname, the Legislative Assembly (Staten), consists of 21 members elected for 4 years.

Results

he result was a victory for the National Party of Suriname, which won 13 of the 21 seats. 

Voter Turnout

Voter turnout was 47.5%.

ELECTORAL SYSTEM
System Mix of First-past-the-post and Proportional Representation
Elected Members 39 seats
VOTER TURNOUT
Voter Turnout 47.5%
   
SUMMARY RESULTS
  Party/Alliance Code Votes Seats
Total % votes
  National Party of Suriname Winner NPS - - 13
  United Hindustani Party VHP - - 6
  Party for National Unity and Solidarity KTPI - - 2
  Christian-Social Party CSP - - -
  East Indian-Javanese Polital Party EIJPP - - -
  International Unemployeds' Union IUU - - -
  Negro Political Party NPP - - -
  Suriname Progressive People's Party SPPP - - -
  Union of Indonesians in Suriname UIS - - -
  Women's Committee WC - - -
  Total   - - 21
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NDP - National Democratic Party
VHP - Progressive Reform Party
PL - Pertjajah Luhur 
ABOP - General Liberation and Development Party 
BEP - Brotherhood and Unity in Politics
NPS - National Party of Suriname
PALU - Progressive Workers' and Farmers' Union
DOE - Party for Democracy and Development through Unity
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