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1708 Kurum Ash-Sharqia general election

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1708 Kurum Ash-Sharqia general election
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1708 AN
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100 seats in Al-Majlis Al-Watani
  First party Second party Third party
  Kawthar Saleh.jpg Mohamed Van de Vijver.png Anas Gamal.jpg
Leader Kawthar Saleh Mohamed Van de Vijver Anas Gamal
Party IPP Sec.A UP
Leader since 1708 AN 1700 AN 1708 AN
Seats before 63 37 0
Seats won 59 39 2
Seat change 4 2 2

Grand Vizier before election

Faisal Van Looveren
Islamic People's Party

Elected Grand Vizier

Kawthar Saleh
Islamic People's Party

The 1708 general election was held in Kurum Ash-Sharqia to elect the 3rd session of Al-Majlis Al-Watani. The election was held on the 27th day of 1708 AN. 100 seats in Al-Majlis Al-Watani were up for election.

The election was won by the Islamic People's Party. The IPP lost 4 seats, but was able to retain its absolute majority. Incumbent Grand Vizier Faisal Van Looveren was no longer a candidate. New IPP leader Kawthar Saleh was appointed to the office of Grand Vizier.

A new radical Islamic party, the Ulema Party won their first 2 seats in parliament. The party advocates an Islamic theocracy.