Persian legislative election, 1909

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Persian legislative election, 1909
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All 126 seats to the National Consultative Assembly

  First party Second party
Party Moderate Socialists Party Democrat Party
Seats won 36[1] 28[1]

  Third party Fourth party
Party Union and Progress Party Southern Progressives
Seats won 4[1] 2≈4[2]

Prime Minister before election


Elected Prime Minister

Mohammad Vali Khan Tonekaboni
Moderate Socialists Party

Parliamentary elections were held for the second time in Persia in 1909. The new Parliament convened on 19 November.[3] The majority of the parliament was held by a some 53-seats coalition pioneered by Moderate Socialists Party.[4]


  1. ^ a b c آشنایی با تاریخ مجالس قانونگذاری در ایران دوره اول تا دوره شانزدهم [History of Legislatures in Iran (1285–1328)] (in Persian). Majlis Research Center. 2005 [1384]. pp. 19–20.
  2. ^ "Influential Parties and Groups in the 1st and 2nd Parliaments". Donya-e-Eqtesad (in Persian) (2975). 24 July 2013. DEN-742282.
  3. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p73 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  4. ^ Abrahamian, Ervand (1982). Iran Between Two Revolutions. Princeton University Press. p. 88. ISBN 0-691-10134-5.
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