Egypt: People's Assembly elections 1979-2010
Updated January 2013
Prior to his assassination on 6 October 1981, President Sadat launch a reform initiative that resulted in a semi-competitive election in 1979 and similar elections during the presidency of his successor President Mubarak. However, the system was loaded in favour of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) which maintained its dominance unbroken until the 2011 Revolution, as illustrated in the table below.
|Ruling NDP||Other parties||Independents||Total|
IPU 2010 "Egypt: Majlis Al-Chaab (People's Assembly) Elections" and pages following, [www] http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/2097_arc.htm [opens new window] (accessed 9 Jan 2013).