General People's Congress (Yemen)
|General People's Congress|
|المؤتمر الشعبي العام|
|Chairperson||Ali Abdullah Saleh|
|Founded||August 24, 1982|
|House of Representatives|
|Politics of Yemen
The number of parliamentary seats belonging the party in 1993 and 1997 terms were 123 and 187, respectively. In the general elections held on 27 April 1997, two women candidates of the party won seats. In the last legislative elections in 2003 the party won 58.0% of the popular vote and 238 out of 301 seats in the Assembly of Representatives of Yemen. In the Yemeni presidential election, 2012 the party supported the presidential candidacy of Abd Rabbuh Mansur Al-Hadi.
- Burrowes, Robert D. (2010). Historical Dictionary of Yemen. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 134.
- Burrowes, Robert D. (2010). Historical Dictionary of Yemen. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 111.
- Al Yemeni, Ahmed A. Hezam (2003). The Dynamic of Democratisation – Political Parties in Yemen. Toennes Satz + Druck GmbH. ISBN 3-89892-159-X.
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