North Korean parliamentary election, 1962

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
North Korean parliamentary election, 1962
North Korea
← 1957 8 October 1962 1967 →

All 383 seats to the Supreme People's Assembly
  First party
  Kim Il Sung Portrait-2.jpg
Leader Kim Il-sung
Party Workers' Party
Alliance Fatherland Front
Seats won
371 / 383
Seat change Increase 193

Premier before election

Kim Il-sung
Workers' Party


Kim Il-sung
Workers' Party

Emblem of North Korea.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Parliamentary elections were held in North Korea on 8 October 1962. Only one candidate was presented in each constituency, all of which were selected by the Workers' Party of Korea, although some ran under the banner of other parties or state organisations to give an appearance of democracy.[1] Voter turnout was reported to be 100%, with 100% voting in favour of the candidates presented.[2]

Distribution of seats[edit]

Alliance Party Votes (%) Seats
Democratic Front
for the Reunification
of the Fatherland
Workers' Party of Korea 100.0% 371
Chondoist Chongu Party 4
Korean Democratic Party 4
Dongro People's Party 1
Buddhist Alliance 1
Gonmin People's Alliance 1
Democratic Independent Party 1
Total 100.0% 383
Turnout: 100.0%
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p404 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
  2. ^ Nohlen et al., p403