• Short Summary

    CAMPAIGNS ARE UNDER WAY IN SENEGAL, WEST AFRICA, FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL AND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS, DUE TO TAKE PLACE ON DECEMBER 1.

  • Description

    CAMPAIGNS ARE UNDER WAY IN SENEGAL, WEST AFRICA, FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL AND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS, DUE TO TAKE PLACE ON DECEMBER 1. THESE ARE THE FIRST ELECTIONS SINCE INDEPENDENCE IN 1960.

    THE PRESIDENT, LEOPOLD SENGHOR WILL BE RE-ELECTED UNOPPOSED. VOTING FOR ELECTION OF THE 80 MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IS EXPECTED TO RESULT IN A WIN FOR THE SENEGAL PROGRESSIVE UNION, (UPS), THE PRESENT RULING PARTY. PRESIDENT SENGHOR IS SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE PARTY. PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, M. LAMINE GUEYE IS ALSO PRESIDENT OF THE UPS.

    THE ONLY OPPOSITION IS THE AFRICAN REGROUPMENT PARTY. THE OTHER POLITICAL PARTY, THE LEFT-WING AFRICAN INDEPENDENCE PARTY, HAS BEEN BANNED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAW8T0SGYRQ4I3MO3RIVTPVIA4
    Media URN:
    VLVAAW8T0SGYRQ4I3MO3RIVTPVIA4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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