Kuwaiti general election, 1985

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Parliamentary elections were held in Kuwait on 21 February 1985.[1] A total of 231 candidates contested the election,[2] which saw pro-government candidates remain the largest bloc in Parliament. Voter turnout was 85.1%.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Pro-government candidates 27 -1
Independents 9 +1
Sunni candidates 7 0
Secular opposition 4 +1
Shi'ite candidates 3 -1
Invalid/blank votes 255 - - -
Total 48,368 100 50 0
Source: Nohlen et al., IPU

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