Lebanese general election, 1992

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General elections were held in Lebanon between 23 August and 11 October 1992, the first since 1972.[1] Independent candidates won the majority of seats, although most of them were considered members of various blocs. Voter turnout was 30.3%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Independents 92 +29
Hezbollah 8 New
Syrian Social Nationalist Party 6 +6
Progressive Socialist Party 5 0
Amal Movement 5 New
Islamic Group 3 New
Arab Democratic Party 1 New
Al-Ahbash 1 New
Toilers League 1 New
Popular Nasserist Organization 1 New
Promise Party 1 New
Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party 2 +1
Armenian Revolutionary Federation 1 0
Social Democrat Hunchakian Party 1 +1
Armenian Democratic Liberal Party 0 0
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 723,291 100 128 +29
Source: Nohlen et al.

Of the 92 independent MPs, 68 were considered to be members of various blocs:[3]

  • 12 in the Birri bloc (plus the five Amal Movement MPs)
  • 11 in the Hrawi bloc
  • 10 in the Huss bloc
  • 9 in the Karami bloc
  • 6 in the Faranjiyyah bloc
  • 5 in the Jumblatt bloc (plus the five Progressive Socialist Party MPs)
  • 4 in the Hezbollah bloc (plus the eight Hezbollah MPs)
  • 4 in the Murr bloc
  • 3 in the Hariri bloc
  • 3 in the Armenian Revolutionary Federation bloc (plus one MP from the party)
  • 1 in the Hubayqa bloc (plus the Promise Party MP)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p183 ISBN 019924958
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p184 ISBN 019924958
  3. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p190 ISBN 019924958