Egypt: 2011/2012 People's Assembly elections results
Updated January 2013
The election of the People's Assembly, the Egyptian lower legislative house, was conducted in three phases from 28 November 2011 to 11 January 2012.
The People's Assembly consisted of 498 elected seats, 332 (two-thirds) by proportional representation from 46 multimember districts and 166 through an individual candidates (IC) system (2 members each from 83 districts). A further 10 seats were appointed by the governing Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), bringing the total numer of seats to 508 (IFES 2011, 5).
Representation of women
Nine women were elected to the People's Assembly, 1.81% of the 498 elected seats; SCAF appointed 3 women and 7 men (EISA 2012, 47; see Women elected to the Peoples Assembly in 2012).
Results of elected seats
Note: The Revolution Continues Alliance fielded candidates jointly from the Freedom Egypt Party, Egyptian Alliance Party, Equality and Development Party.
|Democratic Alliance||Freedom and Justice Party||117||101||218||43.78|
|Dignity Party (Al Karama)||6||0||6||1.20|
|Egyptian Labour Party||1||0||1||0.20|
|Building and Development||3||10||13||2.61|
|Al Asalah Party (Authenticity Party)||3||0||3||0.60|
|-||New Wafd Party||40||2||42||8.43|
|Egyptian Block||Egyptian Social Democratic Party||15||0||15||3.01|
|National Progressive Unionist Party (Hizb al Tagammu')||3||0||3||0.60|
|Free Egyptians Party||14||1||15||3.01|
|-||Reform and Development Party||9||1||10||2.01|
|-||Revolution Continues Alliance (Freedom Egypt Party and the Equality and Development Party)||8||0||8||1.61|
|-||Egypt National Party||4||1||5||1.00|
|-||Egyptian Citizen Party||3||1||4||0.80|
|-||Democratic Peace Party||2||0||2||0.40|
|-||Arab Egyptian Union Party||1||0||1||0.20|
EISA 2012, 45, 46.
IFES 2011 "Elections in Egypt: Analysis of the 2011 Parliamentary Electoral System", 1 November, [www] http://www.ifes.org/~/media/Files/Publications/White%20PaperReport/2011/Analysis_of_Egypts_2011_Parliamentary_Electoral_System.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 3 January 2013.