1989 Jordanian general election

General elections were held in Jordan on 8 November 1989, the first since 1967.[1] As political parties were banned at the time,[2] all 647 candidates ran as independents,[3] although 22 of the 80 successful candidates were Muslim Brotherhood members.[4] Voter turnout was 53.1%.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p148 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Jordan Inter-Parliamentary Union
  3. ^ Nohlen et al., p150
  4. ^ Nohlen et al., p151