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The 2018 Assyrian elections in Iraq will be the first elections since the Islamic State invasion of Iraq, including the Assyrian heartland, the Nineveh Plains on August 2014. A parliamentary election will be held in Iraq on 12 May 2018. Of the 329 seats in the Iraqi parliament, 5 are reserved for the Christian minorities. The five reserved seats are separated one for each governorate of: Baghdad, Duhok, Erbil, Kirkuk and Nineveh. At the time of voting, only about 200,000 Assyrians remained in the country.
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