Turkish general elections before 1980

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The outcomes of the Turkish general elections before 1980 (more specifically between 1946–1977) is as follows.[1][2][3] After coup d'etat in 1980 all political parties were closed by the military rule. For the elections after 1980 see Turkish general elections after 1980. In the table below only the percentage of the votes received by the parties which were qualified to send representatives to the parliament are shown. Thus, the summation of percentages may be lower than 100%. The winner is shown in color. The legend of the abbreviations is shown at the end of the table.

Date of election CHP DP MP-CMP HP AP CKMP-MHP YTP MP TİP GP-CGP BP-TBP DP MSP Indep.
21.07.1946 85 13 2
14.05.1950 39,5 52,7 3,1 4,8
02.05.1954 35,3 57,5 4,8 1,8
27.10.1957 41,1 48 7,1 3,8
15.10.1961 36,7 34,8 13,9 13,7
10.10.1965 28,8 52,9 2,2 3,7 6,3 3 3,2
12.10.1969 27,4 46,6 3 2,2 3,2 2,7 6,6 2,8 5,6
14.10.1973 33,3 29,8 3,4 5,3 1,1 11,9 11,8 2,8
05.06.1977 41,4 36,9 6,4 1,9 1,9 8,6 2,5

Legent of the abbreviations[edit]

  • CHP:Republican People's party
  • DP:Democrat Party
  • MP:Nation Party
Later CMP:Republican Nation Party
  • HP:Liberty Party
  • AP:Justice Party
  • CKMP: Republican Peasants' Nation Party (former CMP after merging with another party)
Later MHP: National Movement Party
  • YTP:New Turkey Party
  • MP:Nation Party (issued from CKMP)
  • TİP:Turkish Workers' Party
  • GP: Confidence Party (issued from CHP)
Later CGP:Republican Confidence Party
  • BP: Unity Party
Later TBP: Unity Party of Turkey
  • DP:Democratic Party (issued from AP)
  • MSP: National Salvation Party

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ [3]