Kalimantan in the 1955 elections


The Partai Daja, representing the indigenous Dayaks of Kalimantan, was the only party based openly on ethnic identity to win a seat in the elections.  Map shows parties winning 5% or more of the vote, by province. 

Further reading

Feith, Herbert, The decline of constitutional democracy in Indonesia. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 1962

Herbert Feith, The Indonesian elections of 1955. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Modern Indonesia Project, 1957.

Map number from Cribb, Historical Atlas of Indonesia (2000)


Year span

1955 - 1955