1948 Siamese general election

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1948 Siamese general election

← 1946 29 January 1948 1949 →

All 99 seats in the House of Representatives of Siam

Prime Minister before election

Khuang Aphaiwong
Democrat Party

Elected Prime Minister

Khuang Aphaiwong
Democrat Party

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General elections were held in Siam on 29 January 1948. At the time there were no political parties,[1] so all candidates ran as independents. Voter turnout was 29.5%.[2]


Party Votes % Seats
Independents 100
Invalid/blank votes
Total 2,117,464 100
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p284 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
  2. ^ Nohlen et al., p278