2005 Kurdistan Region parliamentary election

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Kurdistan Region legislative election, 2005

← 1992 30 January 2005 2009 →

Total of 111 seats of the Kurdistan National Assembly
56 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Nechervan Idris Barzani.jpg
Leader Nechervan Barzani Ali Bapir
Party DPAK IGK
Last election 100 0
Seats won 104 6
Seat change Increase4 Increase6
Popular vote 1,570,663 85,237
Percentage 89.55% 4.86%

Prime Minister before election

Nechervan Barzani (KDP)
Omar Hussein (PUK)

Elected Prime Minister

Nechervan Barzani
KDP

The Kurdistan Region legislative elections of 2005 for the parliament of the Kurdistan Region, were held on 30 January 2005, to coincide with the January 2005 Iraqi parliamentary election and elections to the governorate councils. It was the first legislative election to be held in Kurdistan Region since 1992.

Results[edit]

Electoral Alliance Votes Seats Leaders
Total count Percent
Democratic Patriotic Alliance of Kurdistan 1,570,663 89.55% 104 Jalal Talabani, Masoud Barzani
Kurdistan Islamic Group 85,237 4.86% 6 Ali Bapir
Kurdistan Toilers Party and Independents 20,585 1.17% 1 Qadir Aziz
Kurdistan Democratic Labor Party 11,748 0.67% 0
Kurdistan People's Democratic Movement 10,953 0.62% 0
Independent List 10,262 0.59% 0
Iraqi Republican Group 9,499 0.54% 0
Kurdistan Democracy Attainment Party 9,081 0.52% 0
Iraqi National Union Front 8,243 0.47% 0
Kurdistan Democrats Movement 6,690 0.38% 0
Kurdistan Conservative Party 5,506 0.31% 0
Iraqi National Brotherhood Party 3,422 0.20% 0
Kurdistan National Movement 2,018 0.12% 0
Total votes cast 1,753,919 100% 111
Invalid votes 23,067
  • Election data from the Kurdistan National Assembly [1]

Voting Breakdown by Governorate[edit]

Governorate Votes
Arbil 636,247
Dohuk 378,990
Silemani 738,682

Alliance Breakdown[edit]

Democratic Patriotic Alliance of Kurdistan party breakdown:

The Kurdish National Assembly did not sit until 4 June 2005.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-04-03. Retrieved 2009-05-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/5D29B813-B4A7-447E-BD8C-28536EE35AF9.htm[permanent dead link]