Iraqi parliamentary election, 1948

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Parliamentary elections were held in Iraq on 15 June 1948.[1] The majority of seats were won by independents.


Party Leader Votes % Seats +/–
Istiqlal Party Muhammad Mahdi Kubba 5
National Democratic Party Kamel al-Chaderji 2
Liberal Party Tawfiq al-Suwaidi 1
Independents 130
Invalid/blank votes
Total 100 138
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p97 ISBN 0-19-924958-X