1993 Northern Cypriot parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Northern Cyprus on 12 December 1993.[1] Although the ruling National Unity Party (UBP) received the most votes, a government was formed by the opposition Democratic Party and the Republican Turkish Party,[1] making this the first time the National Unity Party had lost power.

1993 Northern Cypriot parliamentary election
Northern Cyprus
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50 seats in the Assembly of the Republic
26 seats needed for a majority
Party Leader % Seats ±
UBP Derviş Eroğlu 29.9 16 -18
DP Hakkı Atun 29.2 16 New
CTP Özker Özgür 24.2 13
TKP Alpay Durduran 13.3 5
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Derviş Eroğlu
Hakkı Atun


National Unity Party535,31629.8616–18
Democratic Party523,48729.2016New
Republican Turkish Party433,13424.1613
Communal Liberation Party237,95013.275
Nationalist Justice Party35,4961.980New
New Cyprus Party21,5901.2000
Unity and Sovereignty Party5,8900.330New
Valid votes96,01195.19
Invalid/blank votes4,8564.81
Total votes100,867100.00
Registered voters/turnout107,82093.55
Source: YSK


  1. ^ a b Report on the situation in Cyprus (recent political developments) Archived 2013-03-08 at the Wayback Machine Parliamentary Assembly, 15 December 1994