Moroccan general election, 1984

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Moroccan parliamentary election, 1984
Morocco
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All 301 seats to the Assembly of Representatives of Morocco
151 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
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Party Constitutional Union RNI Popular Movement
Last election - - 15
Seats won 82 60 47
Seat change Increase82 Increase60 Increase32
Popular vote 1,101,502 763,395 695,020
Percentage 24.79% 17.18% 15.54%
Swing Increase24.79% Increase17.18% Increase0.9%

Prime Minister before election

Mohammed Karim Lamrani
Independent

Elected Prime Minister

Mohammed Karim Lamrani
Independent

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Parliamentary elections were held in Morocco on 14 September 1984, having originally been scheduled for September 1983, but postponed due to issues over the future of Western Sahara. The number of directly elected seats increased from 176 to 199, whilst the number of indirectly elected seats rose from 88 to 102 (60 elected by local councillors, 32 by professional bodies and 10 by workers' organisations).[1] The indirectly elected seats were chosen on 2 October.

Twelve parties and 1,333 candidates contested the election. The result was a victory for the Constitutional Union, which won 82 of the 301 seats. Voter turnout was 67.4%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Direct election Indirect election Total seats +/-
Votes % Seats Votes % Seats
Constitutional Union 1,101,502 24.79 55 27 82 New
National Rally of Independents 763,395 17.18 38 22 60 New
Popular Movement 695,020 15.54 31 16 47 +32
Istiqlal Party 681,083 15.33 23 17 40 -11
Socialist Union of Popular Forces 550,291 12.39 34 1 35 +34
National Democratic Party 396,370 8.92 15 9 24 New
Party of Progress and Socialism 102,314 2.8 2 0 2 0
Constitutional and Democratic Popular Movement 69,862 1.6 0 0 0 -44
Democratic and Popular Action Organisation 32,766 0.7 1 0 1 New
Action Party 20,126 0.5 0 0 0 -3
Democratic Independence Party 20,126 0.5 0 0 0 New
PNUS-PCS 9,810 0.2 0 0 0 New
Moroccan Workers' Union - - - 5 5 -2
Democratic Confederation of Labour - - - 3 3 New
General Union of Moroccan Workers - - - 2 2 New
Invalid/blank votes 556,642 - - - - - - -
Total 4,999,646 100 199 102 301 +37
Sources: IPU, Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morocco Inter-Parliamentary Union
  2. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p54 ISBN 0-19-829645-2