July 2020 Benjastanian Congressional Election

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July 2020 Benjastanian Congressional Election

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All 8 seats in the People's National Congress of Benjastan
5 seats needed for a majority
Turnout44.8% 0.4%
  Majority party Minority party Third party
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Leader Lukas da Cunha Raphaël Olivier Ivan Brienovich
Party Workers' Party United Right BDU
Leader since 9 July 2020 27 May 2020 26 May 2020
Last election 38.5%, 3 seats 15.4%, 1 seat 30.8%, 2 seats
Seats before 1 2
Seats won 5 3 0
Seat change 2 2 2
Percentage 61.5% 23.1% 7.7%
Swing 23.0% 7.7% 21.7%

  Fourth party
 
Party
Independent
Last election 15.4%, 2 seats
Seats before 2
Seats won 0
Seat change 2
Percentage 7.7%
Swing 6.3%

Chair of Congress before election

Benjamin Pickles
Workers' Party

Elected Chair of Congress

Lukas da Cunha
Workers' Party

The July 2020 Benjastanian Congressional Election took place on 16 July 2020. It was the second full Congressional Election in the Democratic Republic of Benjastan. Following the May 2020 election, President Benjamin Pickles brought back the old congressional system following popular demand. For the first time, the Workers' Party won an outright majority, with no coalition needed.