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1712 Kurum Ash-Sharqia general election

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1712 Kurum Ash-Sharqia general election
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1708 ←
1712 AN
→ 1715

100 seats in Al-Majlis Al-Watani
  First party Second party Third party
  Kawthar Saleh.jpg Mohamed Van de Vijver.png Blank man placeholder.svg
Leader Kawthar Saleh Mohamed Van de Vijver Malik van Eikenhorst
Party IPP Sec.A SP
Leader since 1708 AN 1700 AN 1709 AN
Seats before 59 39 0
Seats won 52 36 9
Seat change 7 3 9

Fourth party
  Anas Gamal.jpg
Leader Anas Gamal
Party UP

Leader since 1708 AN
Seats before 2
Seats won 3
Seat change 1

Grand Vizier before election

Kawthar Saleh

Elected Grand Vizier

Kawthar Saleh

The 1712 general election was held in Kurum Ash-Sharqia to elect the 4th session of Al-Majlis Al-Watani. The election was held on the 15th day of 1712 AN. 100 seats in Al-Majlis Al-Watani were up for election.

The Islamic People's Party remained the largest party, but lost heavily to the new Socialist Platform, of which some MP's came form the more progressive wing of the IPP. Nevertheless, the IPP holds its absolute majority. Kawthar Saleh was re-appointed to the office of Grand Vizier.

The radical Ulema Party consolidated their entry into the 3rde session and gained 1 more seat.