South Korean legislative election, 1978
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Parliamentary elections were held in South Korea on 12 December 1978. The result was a victory for the ruling Democratic Republican Party, which won 68 of the 154 elected seats in the National Assembly, despite winning fewer votes than the New Democratic Party.
With one-thirds of seats appointed by the president, the ruling party had a Supermajority. Voter turnout was 77.1%.
|New Democratic Party||4,861,204||32.8||61||+9|
|Democratic Republican Party||4,695,995||31.7||68||–5|
|Democratic Unification Party||1,095,057||7.4||3||+1|
|Source: Nohlen et al.|
- Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p420 ISBN 0-19-924959-8