Kuwaiti general election, 1996

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Parliamentary elections were held in Kuwait on 23 October 1996.[1] A total of 230 candidates contested the election,[2] which saw pro-government candidates win the largest number of seats. Voter turnout was 83.4%.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Pro-government candidates 19 +1
Sunni candidates 16 +9
Independents 6 -14
Shi'ite candidates 5 +2
Secular opposition 4 +2
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 89,387 100 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