1993 Jordanian general election Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1993_Jordanian_general_election

General elections were held in Jordan on 8 November 1993,[1] the first in which political parties were allowed to run since 1956. Independents won 60 of the 80 seats, with the Islamic Action Front emerging as the largest party, winning 17 seats. Voter turnout was 55%.[1]

Electoral system[edit]

The election was held using single non-transferable voting, with each voter casting one vote in multiple-member district.


Islamic Action Front17
Jordanian Democratic People's Party1
Jordanian Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party1
Jordanian Socialist Democratic Party1
Total votes822,295
Registered voters/turnout1,501,27954.77
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ a b Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p148 ISBN 0-19-924958-X