1950 Egyptian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Egypt on 3 January 1950, with a second round on 10 January.[1] In the parliament of 319-seats, 225 went to the Wafd Party, 28 to the Saadist Institutional Party, 26 to the Liberal Constitutional Party, and 40 to minor parties and independents.

3 January 1950
  First party Second party Third party
Leader Mustafa el-Nahhas Mahmoud an-Nukrashi Pasha Ali Mahir Pasha
Party Wafd Saadist Liberal Constitutional
Seats won 225 28 26

Prime Minister before election

Hussein Sirri Pasha

Subsequent Prime Minister

Mustafa el-Nahhas
Wafd Party


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Wafd Party225+196
Saadist Institutional Party28–97
Liberal Constitutional Party26–48
Watani Party6–1
Democratic Socialist Party1New
Invalid/blank votes
Registered voters/turnout
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. Nohlen, D, Thibaut, B & Krennerich, M (1999) Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p. 341 ISBN 0-19-829645-2

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