12th North Ahjeezistan General Election

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The twelfth general election was held on 5 November 2006. The Prime Minister was Lord Terresond. Between Election Day and the most previous general election, the Social Democrats had lost ten seats to the Liberal Conservatives and six to the Liberal Democrats, the Greens had lost two seats to the Liberal Democrats and one to the Liberal Conservatives, and the Liberal Conservatives had lost one seat to the Liberal Democrats.

Results

Results for the House:

Twelfth North Ahjeezistan General Election, 5 November 2006: House of Commons
Party Leader Seats Gains Losses Net Gain/Loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/-
  Liberal Conservative Lord Terresond 120 33 0 + 33 55.0% 44% 288,413,854 + 28.7%
  Social Democratic Lord Edinskræ 51 0 21 - 21 23.4% 29% 190,090,948 - 41.2%
  Liberal Democratic Lord Rintiàr 31 0 0 0 14.2% 15% 98,322,904 0%
  Green Lord Edinskræ 11 0 17 - 17 5.0% 6% 39,329,161 - 154.5%
  Populist Wilson Terrance 5 0 0 0 2.3% 6% 39,329,161 N/A

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Twelfth North Ahjeezistan General Election, 5 November 2006: Senate
Party Seats Gains Losses Net Gain/Loss
  Liberal Conservative 44 44 0 + 44
  Social Democratic 29 29 0 + 29
  Liberal Democratic 15 15 0 + 15
  Populist 6 6 0 + 6
  Green 6 6 0 + 6

There were 655,486,031 valid votes cast.

The Liberal Conservative-Populist alliance won 125, the Social Democratic-Green alliance won 62. The Liberal Democrats, who voted for a Social Democratic Prime Minister, won 31.

This was the first time a party other than the Social Democrats had a majority of the seats in Parliament. It was also their worst result yet. In spite of the massive right-wing triumph, the combined left and right both captured 50% of the vote. The difference was that the left-wing vote was split between three parties and the right-wing vote between only two, one of which was small. The role of Lord Terresond's privatization and anti-tax policies in the Liberal Conservatives' victory is greatly exaggerated. Indeed, rather than the new conservative realignment predicted by North Ahjeezistani and foreign intellectuals after the election, the very next one saw a new Social Democratic Prime Minster who would serve six terms, and be succeeded by a two-term Social Democrat. The North Ahjeezistani right remained insignificant until Lord Madingley's victory.



Preceded by:
11th general election
North Ahjeezistan General Elections
5 November, 2006
Followed by:
13th general election