Iraqi parliamentary election, June 1954

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Iraqi parliamentary election, June 1954
Iraq
1953 ←
June 9, 1954 → 1954 (Sep)

All 135 seats to the National Assembly
68 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  Nori.png Sayyid Salih Jabr.jpg
Leader Nuri as-Said Sayyid Salih Jabr
Party CUP SNP
Last election 67 67
Seats won 50 21
Seat change Decrease17 Increase13

Prime Minister before election

Arshad al-Umari
Independent

Elected Prime Minister

Arshad al-Umari
Independent

Coat of arms (emblem) of Iraq 2008.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Iraq
Constitution

Parliamentary elections were held in Iraq on 9 June 1954, although they were delayed until 14 June in some areas due to social upheaval.[1] The Constitutional Union Party remained the largest party, winning 50 of the 135 seats, although 53 were won by independents.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Independents 53 Increase5
Constitutional Union Party 50 Decrease17
Socialist Nation Party 21 Increase13
National Patriotic Front 10 New
United Popular Front 1 Decrease10
Invalid/blank votes
Total 135 0
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

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