1970 Cameroonian presidential election

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Presidential elections were held in Cameroon on 28 March 1970. The country was a one-party state at the time, with the Cameroonian National Union as the sole legal party. Its leader, Ahmadou Ahidjo, was the only candidate in the election, and won unopposed.[1] Voter turnout was 99.4%.[2]


Candidate Party Votes %
Ahmadou Ahidjo Cameroonian National Union 3,478,942 100
Invalid/blank votes 244
Total 3,479,186 100
Registered voters/turnout 3,501,177 99.4
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Elections in Cameroon African Elections Database
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p183 ISBN 0-19-829645-2
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