Cypriot legislative election, 2006

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Parliamentary elections were held in Cyprus on 21 May 2006.[1] AKEL and the Democratic Rally both won 18 of the 56 seats. Voter turnout was 89.0%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
AKEL 131,237 31.1 18 –2
Democratic Rally 127,735 30.3 18 –1
Democratic Party 75,428 17.9 11 +2
Movement for Social Democracy 37,531 8.9 5 +1
European Party 24,152 5.8 3 New¹
Ecological and Environmental Movement 8,192 2.0 1 0
United Democrats 6,563 1.6 0 –1
KEP 5,155 1.2 0 New
European Democracy 1,861 0.4 0 New
Political Hunting Movement 1,111 0.3 0 New
Popular Socialist Movement 979 0.2 0 New
Independents 1,204 0.3 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 24,828
Total 445,976 100 56 0
Registered voters/turnout 501,024 89.0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

¹ The European Party had been formed by four MPs during the previous parliamentary term and this election saw it lose a seat.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p438 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p443
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p444