Iraqi Election Results

The following is a breakdown of the number of seats allocated to the 12 Iraqi political entities from preliminary results for the Dec. 15 elections for the 275-member Iraqi parliament.

• United Iraqi Alliance (Shiite including Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari): 128 seats.

• Kurdish Coalition (comprising parties led by President Jalal Talabani and Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani): 53 seats

• Iraqi Accordance Front (Sunni Arab): 44 seats.

• Iraqi Front for National Dialogue (Sunni Arab): 11 seats.

• Iraqi National List (secular led by ex-Prime Minister Ayad Allawi): 25 seats.

• Islamic Part of Kurdistan: 5 seats.

• Reconciliation and Liberation Bloc (Sunni Arab): 3 seats.

• Risaliyoun (Shiites): 2 seats.

• Turkomen Iraqi Front (Represents ethnic Turks): 1 seat.

• Iraqi Nation List (Sunni): 1 seat.

• Yazidi minority religious sect: 1 seat.

• Al-Rafidian List (Christian): 1 seat.

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