Week in Review: Jordan’s Election Aftermath

by andrewcagle


This past week in Jordan, the newly elected MPs began settling in for the first session of parliament following recent election reforms. Here is a collection of articles, blogs, and links that break down the general events of the past week, opposition protests, progress on selecting a new Prime Minister, and results of the election by seat (Arabic).

Jordan’s election: Calming Down


Jordanian Islamists protest against new parliament


Another house bloc nominates Ensour to be Prime Minister


**Electoral Reform in Jordan since 1989 at a glance (Important read)


Jan. 23, 2013 Election Results

Senate (Upper House): http://www.parliamentjo.net/?p=9722

Representatives (Lower House): http://www.parliamentjo.net/?p=9725