General Election 1982

Malaysian general election 22 apr 1982

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General elections were held in Malaysia on 22 April 1982.[1] The result was a victory for Barisan Nasional, which won 132 of the 145 seats. Voter turnout was 74.4%.

[edit] Results

Party

Votes

%

Seats

+/-

Barisan Nasional

2,522,079

60.5

132

+1

Democratic Action Party

815,473

19.6

9

-7

Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party

602,530

14.5

5

0

Sarawak People’s Organisation

178

0.0

0

-1

Other parties

68,208

1.6

0

Independents

157,229

3.8

8

+7

Invalid/blank votes

130,615

Total

4,296,312

100

154

0

Source: Nohlen et al

[edit] References

  1. ^ Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p152 ISBN 0199249598

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