Botswana: 1979 National Assembly results

Updated April 2007

The election took place in October 1979 (Lodge et al 2002, 44).

Registered voters: 230 231
Votes cast: 134 496
Turnout: 58.42%

Party % Votes Seats % Seats
Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) 75.4 29 90.63
Botswana National Front (BNF) 12.5 2 6.25
Botswana Peoples Party (BPP) 7.5 1 3.13
Botswana Independence Party 4.3 0 0.00
Others 0.2 0 0.00
Total 99.99 32 100.01

Table sources

Lodge et al 2002, 49; IEC 2004, 91.

Reference

IEC 2004 Report to the Minister of Presidential Afairs and Public Administration on the 2004 General Elections .

LODGE, T, KADIMA, D & POTTIE, D (eds) 2002 Compendium of Elections in Southern Africa, EISA.