Northern Rhodesian general election, 1935

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General elections were held in Northern Rhodesia on 16 September 1935.[1]

Results

Voter turnout was 80% in the east and midland areas, 72% in Ndola and the south, 70% in the north and 50% in Nkana.[2]

Constituency Candidate Votes % Notes
Broken Hill Stewart Gore-Browne 253 69.32 Elected
Arthur Davison 112 30.68
Eastern John Bruce 80 66.12 Elected
Thomas Spurgeon Page 41 33.88
Livingstone and Western Leopold Moore Unopposed Elected
Midland John Brown 135 38.03 Elected
Charles Fitzwilliams 134 37.75
Edward Cholmeley 86 24.23
Ndola Arthur Stephenson 243 37.79 Elected
John Burney 230 35.77
Benjamin Rout 170 26.44
Nkana Catherine Olds 207 53.63 Elected
Harold Webb 179 46.37
Southern Charles Knight 95 60.13 Elected
Tom Murray 63 39.87
Source: East Africa[3][1]

Aftermath

The newly elected Legislative Council met for the first time on 16 November 1935.[4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "N. Rhodesian Election", East Africa, 5 September 1935, p1144
  2. "Heavy N. Rhodesian Polling", East Africa, 24 October 1935, p141
  3. "N. Rhodesia's new M.L.C.'s", East Africa, 17 October 1935, p126
  4. "Latest News in Brief", East Africa, 24 October 1935, p153