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General elections in South Africa, 1943-1970

by Kenneth A. Heard

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Elections -- South Africa -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementKenneth A. Heard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1992 .H4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 269 p. ;
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5115052M
      ISBN 100192156438
      LC Control Number74187878

      The Republic of South Africa held its sixth one-person, one-vote general election on Wednesday, May 8, A history and description of the South African electoral system is presented here. In addition, national- and provincial-level results are available here (and also in CSV format) for the following general elections. Check your registration status, ward number and voting station location. By-election timetables. View upcoming municipal by-election timetables. Elections Results. View the results dashboard and download results of the National and Provincial Elections. .

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General elections in South Africa, London ; New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth A Heard. The South African general election was held on 7 July to elect the seats in the parliament of the Union of South Africa.

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