Iranian legislative election, 1956

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Iranian legislative election, 1956
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All 136 seats to the National Consultative Assembly
  First party Second party
  Manouchehr Eghbal.jpg Assadollah Alam.jpg
Leader Manouchehr Eghbal Asadollah Alam
Party Party of Nationalists People's Party
Seats won 71 36

Prime Minister before election

Hossein Ala'

Elected Prime Minister

Hossein Ala'

Parliamentary elections were held in Iran in 1956. The result was a victory for the Party of Nationalists, which won 71 of the 136 seats.[1]


Party Votes % Seats
Party of Nationalists 71
People's Party 36
Independents 20
Other parties 9
Invalid/blank votes
Total 136
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p73 ISBN 0-19-924958-X