South Korean legislative election, 1954

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Parliamentary elections were held in South Korea on 20 May 1954.[1] The result was a victory for Syngman Rhee's Liberal Party, which won 114 of the 203 seats. Voter turnout was 91.1%.


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Party2,756,06136.8114New
Democratic Nationalist Party593,4997.915–9
National Association192,1092.63–11
Korea Nationalist Party72,9231.03–21
Other parties286,0973.80
Invalid/blank votes206,082
Registered voters/turnout8,446,50991.1
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p420 ISBN 0-19-924959-8
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