1942 Egyptian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Egypt in March 1942.[1] They were boycotted by the opposition, resulting in the ruling Wafd Party winning 240 of the 264 seats.[1]

March 1942
  First party Second party Third party
Leader Mustafa el-Nahhas Ali Mahir Pasha Hafiz Ramadan Bey
Party Wafd Liberal Constitutional Watani
Seats won 240 4 2

Prime Minister before election

Hussein Sirri Pasha

Subsequent Prime Minister

Mustafa el-Nahhas
Wafd Party


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Wafd Party240+71
Liberal Constitutional Party4–13
Watani Party2–2
Saadist Institutional Party1+1
Invalid/blank votes
Source: Sternberger et al.


  1. Dolf Sternberger, Bernhard Vogel, Dieter Nohlen & Klaus Landfried (1978) Die Wahl der Parlamente: Band II: Afrika, Erster Halbband, p294 (in German)

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