Iraqi parliamentary election, September 1954

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Iraqi parliamentary election, September 1954
Iraq
1954 (June) ←
September 12, 1954 → 1958

All 135 seats to the National Assembly
68 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Nori.png Sayyid Salih Jabr.jpg
Leader Nuri as-Said Sayyid Salih Jabr
Party CUP SNP
Last election 50 21
Seats won 94 8
Seat change Increase44 Decrease13

Prime Minister before election

Nuri al-Said
CUP

Elected Prime Minister

Nuri al-Said
CUP

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Early parliamentary elections were held in Iraq on 12 September 1954,[1] after the Parliament elected in June was dissolved by the King on 3 August. The Constitutional Union Party remained the largest party, winning 94 of the 135 seats, although only 25 seats were actually contested.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Constitutional Union Party 94 Increase44
Independents 29 Decrease24
Socialist Nation Party 8 Decrease13
Istiqlal Party 2 Increase2
United Popular Front 2 Increase1
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 135 0
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p97 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p102 ISBN 0-19-924958-X