1979 Turkish Senate election

Turkey held senate elections on 14 October 1979. In this election 50 members of the senate were elected.( 50 members for 1/3 of the senate) [1]

Party Party leader Vote total Vote percentage Seats
Justice Party (AP)Süleyman Demirel2,215,05346.8 %33
Republican People's Party (CHP)Bülent Ecevit1,378,22429.1 %12
National Salvation Party (MSP)Necmettin Erbakan459,0409.7 %4
National Movement Party (MHP)Alparslan Türkeş312,2416,1 %1
Republican Reliance Party (CGP)Turhan Feyzioğlu117,7492.5 %
Socialist Workers' Party of Turkey (TSİP)62,1051.3 %
Turkey Unity Party (TBP)Mustafa Timisi55,7751.2 %
Workers Party of Turkey (TİP)Behice Boran33,7200.7 %
Socialist Revolution PartyMehmet Ali Aybar33,5480.7%
Independents63,0931.3 %


  1. "Results of the senate elections" (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2012-03-13. Retrieved 2010-12-20.
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