1968  1976
Rhdesia and Nyasaland general election, 1972
All 85 seats to the Rhodesia and Nyasaland Federal Assembly
May 4, 1972 (1972-05-04)
First party Second party
Leader Ian Smith Cyril Foss
Party [[Rhodesia Front|Template:Rhodesia Front/meta/shortname]] [[United Federal Party|Template:United Federal Party/meta/shortname]]
Leader since 1969 1968
Leader's seat Selukwe Ran in Salisbury Suburbs (lost election)
Last election 71 14
Seats won 58 27
Seat change -13 +13

Previous Prime Minister
Ian Smith
[[Rhodesia Front|Template:Rhodesia Front/meta/shortname]]

Prime Minister-elect
Ian Smith
[[Rhodesia Front|Template:Rhodesia Front/meta/shortname]]

The 1972 Rhodesia Nyasaland general election resulted in a victory for the Rhodesia Front, whilst a second consecutive leader for the United Federal Party prompting their resignation.

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