2003 Kuwaiti general election

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Parliamentary elections were held in Kuwait on 5 July 2003 to elect the 50 members of the National Assembly. As political parties are illegal in the country, all candidates stood as independents.


36 of the elected members were identified being as supporters of the government and Independents. Three as liberals and 21 as Islamists (Sunni and Shia).

e • d Summary of the 5 July 2003 National Assembly of Kuwait election results
Government supporters & Independents 26
Islamists (Sunni and Shia) 21
Secular nationalists (National Democratic Alliance) 3
Total (turnout 80 %) 50
Source: Rulers