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The Kurdistan List (Kurdish: ليست كوردستان Lîstî Kurdistani‎), also known as the Kurdistan Alliance or the Brotherhood List, is the name of the electoral coalition that ran in the Kurdistan Regional Government parliamentary elections in Iraqi Kurdistan in July 2009. The Kurdistan List represented a coalition of the two main ruling parties in Iraqi Kurdistan, namely the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan. It is the successor of the Democratic Patriotic Alliance of Kurdistan.

Kurdistan List
Lîstî Kurdistani
ليست كوردستان
Leader Barham Salih
Founded 2009 (2009)
Dissolved 2013
Preceded by Democratic Patriotic Alliance of Kurdistan
Ideology Kurdish nationalism
Seats in the Council of Representatives of Iraq:
43 / 325
Seats in the Kurdistan Parliament:
59 / 111

The head of the Kurdistan List was the former deputy prime minister of Iraq, Dr. Barham Salih (PUK), who was later elected as the new prime minister of Iraqi Kurdistan in September 2009. The Kurdistan List endorsed the incumbent and re-elected president of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani (KDP).[1]

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2010 Iraqi electionsEdit

In the Iraqi parliamentary election, 2010 there were 11 parties in the Kurdistani List, the largest ones were the:[2]

SeatsEdit

Governorate Kurdistan Democratic Party Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Total Kurdistan List Total Governorate Seats
Diyala 0 1 1 13
Duhok 8 1 9 10
Hewler 8 2 10 14
Kerkuk 2 4 6 12
Ninawa 6 2 8 31
Silemani 2 6 8 17
Compensatory seats 0 1 1 7
Total: 26 17 43 325

VotesEdit

Governorate Kurdistani List Votes Percentage Total Votes
Babil 1,167 0.21% 556,123
Baghdad 19,732 0.93% 2,129,557
Duhok 332,951 76.23% 413,964
Dhi Qar 334 0.06% 557,774
Diyala 47,749 9.33% 469,087
Hewler 458,403 67.02% 648,924
Kerkuk 206,542 38.10% 472,453 Kurdistan 206,542 38.10% 472,453
Muthanna 1,432 0.64% 222,851
Najaf 524 0.14% 378,854
Ninawa 239,109 20.52% 1,013,635
Qadissiyah 805 0.23% 353,086
Salah ad-Din 21,776 4.82% 451,409
Silemani 350,283 42.22% 769,302
Total: 1,681,714 [1] 14.37% 10,813,216

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