Kuwaiti general election, 1999

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Parliamentary elections were held in Kuwait on 4 July 1999.[1] A total of 288 candidates contested the election,[2] which saw pro-government candidates and secular opposition candidates emerge as the two largest blocs in Parliament. Voter turnout was 83.2%.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Pro-government candidates 14 -5
Secular opposition 14 +10
Sunni candidates 10 -6
Independents 6 0
Shi'ite candidates 6 +1
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 93,996 100 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