Political World Records

The Highest Personal Majority Election

In March, 1977, Ram Bilas Paswam, 30, the Janata candidate for Hajipur in Bihar, India set the highest ever personal majority by any politician, 424,545. The electorate was 625,179.

The Largest Communist Party

Partito Comunista Italiano has been the largest national Communist party outside USSR and communist states. It has a membership of 2,300,000 in 1946.

The Most Mature Electorate Election

In Andorra, a person must be at least 25 years of age to be eligible for voting.

The Largest Ballot Paper

The State Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) elections in Karnataka on 5 March 1985 had 301 candidates for Belgaum city.

The Most Coops Election

On 30 June 1984, President Hernan Silez Zuazo, 70 was kidnapped by more than 60 armed men from his official residence. That's the 191st coop in Bolivia since it became a sovereign country in 1825.

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