Najeeb Qahtan Al-Sha'abi

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Najeeb Qahtan Al-Sha'abi (born 1953 in Sha'ab, Lahj, Yemen) is a Yemeni politician who was a candidate in the 1999 presidential election in Yemen. He ran as an Independent, despite being a member of the General People's Congress, against President Ali Abdullah Saleh.[1][2] He received 3.8% of the vote.[3][4]

He is the son of Qahtan Muhammad al-Shaabi, the first president of South Yemen.[1]


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  3. ^ Nohlen, Dieter; Grotz, Florian; Hartmann, Christof, eds. (2001). Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I. Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 310. ISBN 978-0-19-924958-9. Retrieved 7 April 2011.
  4. ^ "Election Watch". Journal of Democracy. The Johns Hopkins University Press. 11 (1): 206–211. January 2000. doi:10.1353/jod.2000.0001. ISSN 1086-3214. Retrieved 13 November 2012.