Vietnamese legislative election, 1997

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Parliamentary elections were held in Vietnam on 20 July 1997.[1] The Vietnamese Fatherland Front was the only party to contest the election, although independent candidates were also allowed to run. The VFF won 447 of the 450 seats,[2] with voter turnout was reported to be 99.6%.


Party Votes % Seats
Vietnamese Fatherland Front 447
Independents 3
Invalid/blank votes 307,868
Total 43,493,624 100 450
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p331 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
  2. ^ Nohlen et al., p337

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