Iraqi parliamentary election, 1958

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Parliamentary elections were held in Iraq on 5 May 1958.[1] Most political parties had been dissolved in 1954, but candidates supportive of the government won 140 of the 145 seats, whilst independent candidates won the remaining five.[2]

On 14 July the government was overthrown in a military coup.


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p97 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Nohlen et al., p101