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North Korean parliamentary election, 2003

North Korean parliamentary election, 2003

August 3, 2003

All 687 seats to the Supreme People's Assembly
  First party


 


Leader Kim Jong-il
Party Workers' Party
Alliance Fatherland Front
Leader's seat 649th
Seats won 687
Seat change

PM before election

Kim Yong-il
Fatherland Front

Elected PM

Kim Yong-il
Fatherland Front

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
North Korea
Foreign relations

Legislative elections were held in North Korea on 3 August 2003. Representatives were elected for five-year terms to all 687 seats of the Supreme People's Assembly, and also to 26,650 positions in city, county, and provincial People's Assemblies.[1] All candidates were members of the three parties constituting the Democratic Front for the Reunification of the Fatherland.

There was a 99.9% turnout for the election with each candidate receiving 100% of the vote unopposed.[2]

Results

 Summary of the 3 August 2003 North Korea Supreme People's Assembly election results
List Seats
Democratic Front for the Reunification of the Fatherland 687
Total 687
Source:

Deputies elected

District Name[3] Status
649 Kim Jong-il Re-elected
Unknown Kim Yong-nam Unknown
Unknown Jo Myong-rok Unknown
Unknown Marshal Ri Ul-sol Unknown
Unknown Ri Yong-mu Unknown
Unknown Yang Hyong-sop Re-elected
Unknown Jang Song-thaek Unknown
Unknown Kim Yang-gon Re-elected
Unknown Ri Jong-hyok Re-elected
Unknown Kim Yong-dae Unknown
Unknown Choi Yong-su Unknown
Unknown Choi Sung-chol Unknown
Unknown Ri Myong-su Unknown

References

  1. ^ "DPRK Holds Election of Local and National Assemblies".  
  2. ^ "N Korea holds parliamentary poll".  
  3. ^ Ser Myo-ja (March 11, 2009). "Kim Jong-il’s heir not seen on list of new lawmakers". JoongAng Daily. 


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