9th National People's Congress

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Chinese Congressional election, 1997-98

← 1993-94 Oct. 1997 - Mar. 1998 2002-03 →

All 2,979 seats to the National People's Congress
  Majority party Minority party
  Jiang Zemin at Hickam Air Base, October 26, 1997, cropped.jpg RCKMT
Leader Jiang Zemin He Luli
Party Communist Minge (RCKMT)
Alliance United Front United Front
Leader's seat Shanghai At-large Beijing At-large
Last election 68.4% 19.1%
Seats before 2,037 572
Seats won 2,130 460
Seat change Increase93 Decrease112
Percentage 71.5% 15.4%

Chairman before election

Qiao Shi


Li Peng

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The 9th National People's Congress (simplified Chinese: 第九届全国人民代表大会; traditional Chinese: 第九屆全國人民代表大會; pinyin: Dìjiǔ Jiè Quánguó Rénmín Dàibiǎo Dàhuì) was in session from 1998 to 2003. It held five plenary sessions in this period. It followed the final session of the 8th National People's Congress. There were 2,979 deputies to this Congress.

Election results[edit]

Elected state leaders[edit]

  • President of the People's Republic of China: Jiang Zemin
  • Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress: Li Peng
  • Premier of the State Council: Zhu Rongji
  • Chairman of the Central Military Commission: Jiang Zemin
  • President of the Supreme People's Court: Xiao Yang
  • Procurator-General of the Supreme People's Procuratorate: Han Zhubin

Congress results[edit]

e • d Summary of the October 1997-March 1998
National People's Congress
of the People's Republic of China election results
Parties Seats
Total 2,979

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