Iranian legislative election, 1967

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Parliamentary elections were held in Iran on 4 August 1967.[1] The result was a victory for the New Iran Party, which won 180 of the 219 seats in the Majlis and 26 of the 30 elected seats in the Senate. Voter turnout was around 35%.[2]

Simultaneous elections were also held for a Constitutional Assembly in order for amendments to be made to the constitution to designate a regent.[2]

Results[edit]

Majlis[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
New Iran Party 180 +40
People's Party 31 +15
Pan-Iranist Party 5 New
Independents 3 -41
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 219 +19
Source: Nohlen et al.

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
New Iran Party 26
People's Party 4
Pan-Iranist Party 0
Independents 0
Appointed seats 30
Invalid/blank votes - -
Total 60
Source: IPU

Constitutional Assembly[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
New Iran Party 232
People's Party 30
Pan-Iranist Party 5
Independents 6
Invalid/blank votes - -
Total 273
Source: IPU

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p68 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ a b 1967 IPU