South Korean legislative election, 1981

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Parliamentary elections were held in South Korea on 25 March 1981.[1] The result was a victory for the Democratic Justice Party, which won 151 of the 276 seats in the National Assembly. Voter turnout was 77.7%.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Democratic Justice Party 5,776,624 35.6 151 +83
Democratic Korea Party 3,495,829 21.6 81 New
Korean National Party 2,147,293 13.2 25 New
Civil Rights Party 1,088,847 6.7 2 New
New Politics Party 676,921 4.2 2 New
Democratic Socialist Party 524,361 3.2 2 New
Democratic Farmer's Party 227,715 1.4 1 New
Peaceful People Party 144,000 0.9 1 New
Socialist Party 122,778 0.8 0 New
Korea Christian Democratic Party 103,893 0.6 0 New
Unification National Group Party 87,977 0.5 0 New
Won-il Democratic Founding Party 76,863 0.5 0 New
Independents 1,734,224 10.7 11 –11
Invalid/blank votes 190,520
Total 16,397,845 100 276 +45
Registered voters/turnout 21,094,468 77.7
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p420 ISBN 0-19-924959-8