Iranian legislative election, 1956

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


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


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