1909 Persian legislative election

Parliamentary elections were held for the second time in Persia in 1909. The new Parliament convened on 19 November.[3] The majority of the parliament was held by a some 53-seats coalition pioneered by Moderate Socialists Party.[4]

1909 Persian legislative election

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All 126 seats to the National Consultative Assembly
  First party Second party
Party Moderate Socialists Party Democrat Party
Seats won 36[1] 28[1]

  Third party Fourth party
Party Union and Progress Party Southern Progressives
Seats won 4[1] 2≈4[2]

Prime Minister before election


Elected Prime Minister

Mohammad Vali Khan Tonekaboni
Moderate Socialists Party


  1. ^ a b c آشنایی با تاریخ مجالس قانونگذاری در ایران دوره اول تا دوره شانزدهم [History of Legislatures in Iran (1285–1328)] (in Persian). Majlis Research Center. 2005 [1384]. pp. 19–20. Archived from the original on 2020-12-13. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  2. ^ "Influential Parties and Groups in the 1st and 2nd Parliaments". Donya-e-Eqtesad (in Persian). No. 2975. 24 July 2013. DEN-742282.
  3. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p73 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  4. ^ Abrahamian, Ervand (1982). Iran Between Two Revolutions. Princeton University Press. p. 88. ISBN 0-691-10134-5.