Yemeni parliamentary election, 1993

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Yemeni parliamentary election, 1993
Yemen
1988 ←
27 April 1993
→ 1997

All 301 seats to the House of Representatives
151 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 84.1%
  First party Second party
  President Ali Abdullah Saleh.jpg
Leader Ali Abdullah Saleh Sadiq al-Ahmar
Party General People's Congress Al-Islah
Last election contested as independents new party
Seats won 122 63
Seat change Increase122 Increase63
Popular vote 640,253 379,987
Percentage 28.7% 17%
Swing Increase28.7% Increase17%
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Parliamentary elections were held in Yemen on 27 April 1993,[1] the first after Yemeni unification. The result was a victory for the General People's Congress, which won 122 of the 301 seats.[2] Voter turnout was 84.1%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
General People's Congress 640,253 28.7 122
Yemeni Socialist Party 413,404 18.5 56
Al-Islah 379,987 17.0 63
Ba'ath Party 76,520 3.4 7
Nasserite Unionist People's Organisation 52,303 2.3 1
Party of Truth 18,454 0.8 2
League of Sons of Yemen 16,155 0.7 0
Nasserist Reform Organisation 6,170 0.3 1
Democratic Nasserist Party 4,687 0.2 1
Other parties 11,015 0.5 0
Independents 613,023 27.4 48
Invalid/blank votes 29,943 - -
Total 2,262,184 100 301
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p301 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p309 ISBN 0-19-924958-X