KUWAIT
Parliamentary Chamber: Majles Al-Ommah

ELECTIONS HELD IN 1990

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Chamber:
  Majles Al-Ommah


Dates of elections / renewal (from/to):

  10 June 1990


Purpose of elections:

  Elections were held for 50 elective seats in the National Council, these being the first elections since dissolution of the National Assembly by the Amir on 3 July 1986. The previous general elections were held on 20 February 1985.


Background and outcome of elections:

  A total of 524 candidates competed for the 50 elective seats of the National Council. Although opposition leaders called for a boycott, voter turnout of 62% was claimed by the Government. The first session of the National Council was held on 9 July 1990.

STATISTICS

Comments:
  Official statistics are not available because of the invasion of Kuwait on 2 August 1990.


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