1973 Turkish Senate election

Turkey held (delayed) senate elections on 14 October 1973.[1] In this election 52 members of the senate were elected.(50 members for 1/3 of the senate and 2 for empty seats) [2]

Party Party leader Vote total Vote percentage Seats
Republican People's Party (CHP)Bülent Ecevit1,412,05133.6 %25
Justice Party (AP)Süleyman Demirel1.300,80131.0 %22
National Salvation Party (MSP)Necmettin Erbakan516,82212.3%3
Democratic PartyFerruh Bozbeyli438,27610.4 %
National Reliance Party (MGP)Turhan Feyzioğlu246,8885.9 %1
National Movement Party (MHP)Alparslan Türkeş114,6622.7 %
Turkey Unity Party (TBP)Mustafa Timisi89,8242.1 %
Independents82,2332.0 %1


  1. Türkiye'nin 75 yılı Hürgüç Gazetecilik,,İstanbul, 1998 p 239
  2. "Results of the senate elections" (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2012-03-13. Retrieved 2010-12-20.
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