Lesotho: 1970 National Assembly election results

Updated March 2007

Note: The Basotholand National Party government nullified the election and official results were not released. The figures below are based on declarations at polling stations.

Election days: 27-28 January 1970

Party Votes % Votes Seats % Seats
Basutoland Congress Party 152 907 49.8 36 60.0
Basotholand National Party 108 162 42.2 23 38.3
Marema-Tlou Freedom Party 22 279 7.3 1 1.7
Others 1 909 0.7 0 0.0
Total 285 257 100.0 60 100.0

Source

LODGE, T, KADIMA, D & POTTIE, D (eds) 2002 Compendium of Elections in Southern Africa, EISA, 97.