1999 Turkmen parliamentary election

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Turkmenistani parliamentary election, 1999

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All 50 seats in the Assembly of Turkmenistan
26 seats needed for a majority
Turnout99.6%
  First party
  Saparmurat Niyazov in 2002.jpg
Leader Saparmurat Niyazov
Party TDP
Leader since 27 October 1991
Last election 50
Seats before 50
Seats won 50
Seat change Steady
Percentage 100%

Parliamentary elections were held in Turkmenistan on 12 December 1999.[1] All 104 candidates for the 50 seats were members of the Democratic Party of Turkmenistan, the sole legal party at the time.[2] Voter turnout was 99.6%.[3] After convening, the Assembly declared Saparmurat Niyazov, then President of Turkmenistan, President for Life.

Result of the parliamentary election of 1999. All 50 seats were won by the Democratic Party of Turkmenistan.
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Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Democratic Party of Turkmenistan 100 50
Invalid/blank votes
Total 2,224,537 100 50
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p477 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Turkmenistan Inter-Parliamentary Union
  3. ^ Nohlen et al., p479