Kuwaiti general election, 1975

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Coat of Arms of Kuwait-2.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Kuwait

Parliamentary elections were held in Kuwait on 27 January 1975.[1] Around 260 candidates contested the election,[2] which saw pro-government candidates remain the largest bloc in Parliament. Voter turnout was 60.1%.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Pro-government candidates 21 +1
Shi'ite candidates 10 +4
Secular opposition 7 +3
Independents 6 -7
Sunni candidates 6 0
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 31,848 100 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