Iraqi parliamentary election, 1980

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Iraqi parliamentary election, 1980
Iraq
1958 ←
20 June 1980 → 1984

All 250 seats to the National Assembly of Iraq
126 seats were needed for a majority
  First party


  Iraq, Saddam Hussein (222).jpg


Leader Saddam Hussein
Party Ba'ath Party
Seats won 187

Prime Minister before election

Saddam Hussein
Ba'ath Party

Elected Prime Minister

Saddam Hussein
Ba'ath Party

Coat of arms (emblem) of Iraq 2008.svg
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Parliamentary elections were held in Iraq on 20 June 1980, the first since 1958.[1] The election was contested by around 860 candidates, and saw the Ba'ath Party win 187 of the 250 seats.[1] Voter turnout was approximately 80%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Ba'ath Party 187
Independents and bloc parties 63
Invalid/blank votes - -
Total 250
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p97 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Iraq Inter-Parliamentary Union