1990 North Korean parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in North Korea on 22 April 1990. 687 deputies were elected to the ninth Supreme People's Assembly.

1990 North Korean parliamentary election

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All 687 seats in the Supreme People's Assembly
  First party
Leader Kim Il Sung
Party Workers' Party
Alliance Fatherland Front
Seats won 601

President before election

Kim Il Sung
Workers' Party

Elected President

Kim Il Sung
Workers' Party

Results edit

Of the 687 deputies, workers accounted for 37 percent, farmers 10 percent, and women 20 percent.[1] Deputies whose ages were below 35 represented a rate of 3 percent. Those who were between 36 and 55 represented a rate of 57 percent, and those who were over 55 represented a rate of 40 percent.[2] Among those elected were Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.[3]

Party or allianceVotes%Seats
Fatherland FrontWorkers' Party of Korea100601
Korean Social Democratic Party51
Chondoist Chongu Party22
Registered voters/turnout99.78
Source: Nohlen et al.,[4] IPU

Aftermath edit

The first session was on 24–26 May 1990. It concerned the formation of the National Defence Commission and on the agenda was "Let Us Bring the Advantages of Socialism in Our Country into Full Play."

References edit

  1. ^ "DPRK's Election System and SPA". Archived from the original on 2010-05-25. Retrieved 2008-12-20.
  2. ^ "Constitutional and Parliamentary Information: ASGP" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-08-19. Retrieved 2006-10-01.
  3. ^ "DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA: parliamentary elections Choe Go In Min Hoe Ui, 1990". Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  4. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p406 ISBN 0-19-924959-8

Further reading edit

  • Rodong Sinmun (in Korean), 20 April 1990, OCLC 1026415670 – full list of elected members