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1993 Yemeni parliamentary election

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%.

1993 Yemeni parliamentary election
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 Abdullah ibn Husayn 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.

Electoral systemEdit

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]

ResultsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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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