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Turkish Parliamentary Elections, May 1954[1]


Political Parties


Percentage of Votes (%)


Number of Seats

Democratic Party



Republican People’s Party



Republican Nation Party



Turkish Peasant Party






Voter Turnout




Sources: Republic of Tukey Prime Ministry Directorate General of Press and Information; and The Grand National Assembly of Turkey by Kasim ERDEM and Mehmet SOLAK


Compiled by Vishakh Krishnan Valiathan, Intern at MEI@ND (January-March 2018).


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[1] The parliamentary elections were held in one stage.

[2] The elections were held with a general, equal and secret voting based on majority system.