Nigerian parliamentary election, 1992

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Parliamentary elections were held in Nigeria on 4 July 1992, the first since the 1983 military coup. Only two parties were allowed to contest the elections, which resulted in a victory for the Social Democratic Party, which won 52 of the 91 Senate seats and 314 of the 593 House seats, despite the National Republican Convention winning more votes.[1] Voter turnout was only 25%.[2]

Results[edit]

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
National Republican Convention 8,309,548 52.6 37
Social Democratic Party 7,494,228 47.4 52
Vacant - - 2
Total 15,803,776 100 91
Source: Nohlen et al.

House of Representatives[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
National Republican Convention 8,551,080 50.6 275
Social Democratic Party 8,358,791 49.4 314
Vacant - - 4
Total 16,909,871 100 593
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p707 ISBN 0-19-829645-2
  2. ^ Nigeria: Elections in 1992 Inter-Parliamentary Union