1997 Papua New Guinean general election
General elections were held in Papua New Guinea between 14 and 28 June 1997. The result was a victory for the People's Progress Party, which won 16 of the 109 seats, despite receiving fewer votes than the National Alliance Party. Voter turnout was 66.0%.
|National Alliance Party||288,965||6.5||6||New|
|People's Progress Party||288,634||6.5||16||+6|
|People's Democratic Movement||197,331||4.4||8||-7|
|People's Action Party||182,845||4.1||4||-9|
|Melanesian Alliance Party||81,303||1.8||5||-4|
|Source: Nohlen et al.|