1954 Jordanian general election

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General elections were held in Jordan on 16 October 1954,[1] the first that political parties were allowed to contest. The result was a victory for independent candidates, which won 38 of the 40 seats, with the other two going to the Liberal Party and the Umma Party.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Independents 38
Liberal Party 1
Umma Party 1
Invalid/blank votes
Total 40
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p148 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Nohlen et al., p151