Kuwaiti general election, 1981

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Parliamentary elections were held in Kuwait on 23 February 1981.[1] A total of 447 candidates contested the election,[2] which saw pro-government candidates remain the largest bloc in Parliament. Voter turnout was 89.8%.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Pro-government candidates 28 +7
Independents 8 +2
Sunni candidates 7 +1
Shi'ite candidates 4 -6
Secular opposition 3 -4
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 37,689 100 50 0
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p161 ISBN 978-0-19924-958-9
  2. ^ Kuwait Inter-Parliamentary Union
  3. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p162 ISBN 978-0-19924-958-9