National elections, 1955: proportion of voters by province


With 61% of the votes in 1955 cast in Java, the political influence of the Outer Islands in the new parliament was decidedly weak.

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