North Korean parliamentary election, 1962

Parliamentary elections were held in North Korea on 8 October 1962. Only one candidate was presented in each constituency, all of which were selected by the Workers' Party of Korea, although some ran under the banner of other parties or state organisations to give an appearance of democracy.[1] Voter turnout was reported to be 100%, with 100% voting in favour of the candidates presented.[2]

Distribution of seats

Party Seats +/-
Workers' Party of Korea 371 +193
Chondoist Chongu Party 4 -7
Korean Democratic Party 4 -7
Dongro People's Party 1 -2
Buddhist Alliance 1 -1
Gonmin People's Alliance 1 0
Democratic Independent Party 1 0
Total 383 +168
Source: Nohlen et al.


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