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General elections were held in Northern Rhodesia on 14 August 1948.
Northern Rhodesia was a protectorate in south central Africa, formed in 1911 by amalgamating the two earlier protectorates of Barotziland-North-Western Rhodesia and North-Eastern Rhodesia. It was initially administered, as were the two earlier protectorates, by the British South Africa Company (BSAC), a chartered company, on behalf of the British Government. From 1924, it was administered by the British Government as a protectorate, under similar conditions to other British-administered protectorates, and the special provisions required when it was administered by BSAC were terminated.
The ten elected members of the Legislative Council (an increase from eight in the 1944 elections) were elected from ten single-member constituencies.Two new constituencies were created; Lusaka was split out of the Midland constituency, whilst Mufulira–Chingola was created by taking Mufulira from the Luanshya constituency and Chingola from the Nkana constituency.
General elections were held in Northern Rhodesia on 29 September 1944.
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The Livingstone and Western and Southern constituencies were reorganised into Livingstone and South-Western. There were a total of 7,086 registered voters.
|Broken Hill||Broken Hill Urban, Broken Hill Rural (north)||920|
|Lusaka||All settlements within 10 miles of Lusaka Boma||809|
|Midland||Balovale, Broken Hill Rural (South), Kabompo, Kasempa, Lusaka Rural, Mumbwa, Mwinilunga, Serenje, Solwezi||321|
|Ndola||Ndola Rural, Ndola Urban||795|
|North-Eastern||Abercorn, Chinsali, Fort Jameson, Fort Rosebery, Isoka, Kasama, Kawambwa, Lundazi, Luwingu, Mpika, Mporokoso, Petauke||452|
|South-Western||Gwembe, Kalabo, Kalomo, Mankoya, Mazabuka, Mongu Namwala, Senanga||435|
|Source: Legislative Council of Northern Rhodesia|
|Broken Hill||Roy Welensky||Unopposed||Re-elected|
|Midland||Marais von Eeden||Elected|
|Source: East Africa and Rhodesia|
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