Basra governorate election, 2013

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Basra Governorate election, 2013
Iraq
2009 ←
20 April 2013 (2013-04-20)
→ 2017

All 35 seats for the Basra Governorate council
  First party Third party
  Nouri al-Maliki
Leader Nouri al-Maliki Ammar al-Hakim
Party State of Law Coalition Al-Mehraab Martyr List
Seats won 16 6

  Fourth party
 
Leader Muqtada al-Sadr
Party Sadrist Movement
Seats won 3

Governor of Basra before election

Shitagh Abbud
State of Law Coalition

Subsequent Governor

Majid al-Nasrawi
Al-Mehraab Martyr List

The Basra governorate election of 2013 was held on 20 April 2013 alongside elections for all other governorates outside Iraqi Kurdistan, Kirkuk, Anbar, and Ninevah.

Background[edit]

Campaign[edit]

Results[edit]

e • d Summary of the 20 April 2013 Basra governorate election results
Party/Coalition Allied national parties Leader Seats Change Votes  % ±%
State of Law Coalition Islamic Dawa Party Nouri Al-Maliki 16 Decrease4 292,658 45.17% Increase8.18%
Citizens Alliance ISCI Ammar al-Hakim 6 Increase1 121,875 18.81% Increase7.22%
Liberal Coalition Liberal Bloc
Tribal Forces Coalition
Sadrist Movement
Dhia Najim al-Asadi 3 Increase1 58,312 9.00% Increase4.04%
Basra Independent Coalition Kafaat al-Iraq
National Fidelity
Loyalty to Najaf
ICICSO
2 Increase2 29,384 4.54% Increase4.54%
Gathering of Justice and Unity Movement for Justice & Development
Democratic Movement
Labour & National Salvation Coalition
People's Party
National Meeting
NDP
Iraqi Communist Party
al-Faiz 1 Decrease1 24,513 3.78% Decrease0.38%
Al Barsa’s Civil Alliance 1 Increase1 17,541 2.71%
Alternative Movement 1 Increase1 15,643 2.41%
Islamic Dawa Party – Iraq Organisation 1 Increase1 15,493 2.39%
Will of Iraq Movement 1 Increase1 13,940 2.15%
Al Iraqia National and United Coalition 1 Increase1 13,319 2.06%
Uniters List 1 Increase1 10,386 1.60%
National White Bloc 8,247 1.27% Increase1.27%
Al Basra’s People 8,246 1.27%
New Dawn Bloc 4,115 0.64%
Iraqi Council for Reform and Change 3,536 0.55%
Iraq’s Benevolence and Generosity List 2,568 0.40%
Iraq’s Advocates for State Support 1,782 0.28%
Islamic Advocates’ Party 1,671 0.26%
Novac Aram Butrosian Abu Mariana Independent 1,165 0.18%
Alaa’ Fawzi Kamel Tutunji Independent 812 0.13%
Doctor Saad Mitri Botros Independent 643 0.10%
Mohammad Al Maryani Independent 592 0.09%
Chaldean Syriac Assyrian Gathering Coalition 588 0.09%
Legal Advisor Sanaa’ Al Asadi Independent 565 0.09%
Na’el Ghanem Aziz Hanna Independent 343 0.05%
Total 35 - 647,937 100%
Sources: Musings on Iraq, ISW, IHEC Basra Results, List of political coalition approved for election in provincial councils - IHEC, al-Sumaria - Basra Coalitions

Local government formation[edit]

On 13 June 2013 Majid al-Nasrawi of the Citizen's Alliance was elected as the new Governor of Basra. Khalaf Abdul Samad, of the State of Law Coalition, was elected as Chairman of the Basra Provincial Council.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NINA - Majid Nasrawi elected Governor of Basra". NINA. 13 June 2013. Retrieved 22 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Ahmed Hussein (12 June 2013). "Breaking News … Basra PC officially nominates Nasrawi as Basra Governor". Iraqi News. Retrieved 22 June 2013.