• Short Summary

    IN THE IVORY COAST GENERAL ELECTIONS, PRESIDENT HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY IS BACK IN OFFICE WITH A 99.9 PER CENT.

  • Description

    IN THE IVORY COAST GENERAL ELECTIONS, PRESIDENT HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY IS BACK IN OFFICE WITH A 99.9 PER CENT. VOTE BEHIND HIM.

    OFFICIAL FIGURES ALSO SHOWED THAT THE LIST OF CANDIDATES FOR THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY (PARLIAMENT) AND FOR LOCAL COUNCILS ALSO RECEIVED MORE THAN 99 PER CENT. OF THE VOTES CAST.

    THERE WERE NO OPPOSITION CANDIDATES IN SUNDAY'S ELECTIONS. THE 60-YEAR-OLD PRESIDENT, BACK IN OFFICE FOR ANOTHER FIVE YEARS, HAS LED THE IVORY COAST SINCE ITS INDEPENDENCE FROM FRANCE IN 1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEATBFKZ0R77EKR9F3PYJIEQR2
    Media URN:
    VLVAEATBFKZ0R77EKR9F3PYJIEQR2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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