Yemeni parliamentary election, 1993

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Yemeni parliamentary election, 1993
Yemen
27 April 1993 1997 →
Party Leader % Seats
GPC Ali Abdullah Saleh 28.69% 123
YSP Haidar Abu Bakr al-Attas 18.54% 56
Al-Islah Sadiq al-Ahmar 17.14% 62
Ba'ath Party 3.60% 7
NUPO Abdul Ghani Thabet 2.34% 1
Party of Truth Ahmad al-Shami 0.84% 2
NRO 0.28% 1
DNP 0.20% 1
Independent 27.15% 47
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
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Parliamentary elections were held in Yemen on 27 April 1993,[1] the first after Yemeni unification. The General People's Congress emerged as the largest party, winning 123 of the 301 seats.[2] Voter turnout was 84.8%.

Electoral system[edit]

The country continued to use the electoral system of North Yemen, with the 301 members of Parliament elected in single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post voting.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
General People's Congress 640,523 28.69 123
Yemeni Socialist Party 413,984 18.54 56
Al-Islah 382,545 17.14 62
Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party 80,362 3.60 7
Nasserist Unionist People's Organisation 52,303 2.34 1
Party of Truth 18,659 0.84 2
League of Sons of Yemen 16,155 0.72 0
Nasserist Reform Organisation 6,191 0.28 1
Democratic Nasserist Party 4,576 0.20 1
National Democratic Front 3,793 0.17 0
People's Forces Union 2,662 0.12 0
Unionist Assembly 1,855 0.08 0
Liberation Front 1,706 0.08 0
September Democrats 532 0.02 0
National Front Popular Organisation 148 0.01 0
Social Nationalist Party 124 0.01 0
Revolutionary Democrats 78 0.00 0
Democratic Movement 71 0.00 0
The (Legal) Union 30 0.00 0
National Cohesion Conference 16 0.00 0
Democratic Front 15 0.00 0
Independents 606,201 27.15 47
Vacant 1
Invalid/blank votes 47,712
Total 2,280,241 100 301
Registered voters/turnout 2,688,323 84.82
Source: Al-Bab

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p301 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Nohlen et al., p309
  3. ^ Nohlen et al., p298

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