1959 Liberian general election

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1959 Liberian general election

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Nominee William Tubman William O. Davies-Bright
Party TWP Independent
Popular vote 530,566 55
Percentage 99.99% 0.01%

President before election

William Tubman

Elected President

William Tubman

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General elections were held in Liberia in May 1959. In the presidential election, William Tubman of the True Whig Party was re-elected for a fourth term, defeating independent candidate William O. Davies Bright, who won just 55 votes.[1]


Candidate Party Votes %
William Tubman True Whig Party 530,566 100
William O. Davies Bright Independent 55 0.01
Total 530,621 100
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p517 ISBN 0-19-829645-2
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