Czechoslovakian parliamentary election, 1929

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Parliamentary elections were held in Czechoslovakia on 27 October 1929.[1] The result was a victory for the Republican Party of Agricultural and Smallholder People, which won 46 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and 24 seats in the Senate. Voter turnout was 90.2% in the Chamber election and 78.8% for the Senate.[2]

Results[edit]

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
  Republican Party of Agrarian and Smallholding Peoples 1,105,498 15.0 46 +1
  Czechoslovak Social Democratic Workers Party 963,462 13.0 39 +10
  Czechoslovak National Socialist Party 767,328 10.4 32 +4
  Communist Party of Czechoslovakia 753,220 10.2 30 –11
  Czechoslovak People's Party 623,340 8.4 25 –6
  German Social Democratic Workers Party 506,761 6.9 21 +4
  Hlinka's Slovak People's Party 425,051 5.8 19 –4
  German Electoral Coalition 396,454 5.4 16 New
  Czechoslovak National Democracy 359,547 4.9 15 +2
  German Christian Social People's Party 348,066 4.7 14 +1
  Czechoslovak Traders' Party 291,209 3.9 12 –1
  Provincial Christian-Socialist Party 257,372 3.5 9 +5
  German National Socialist Workers' Party 204,110 2.8 8 +1
  German National Party 189,187 2.6 7 –3
  United Jewish and Polish Parties 194,374 2.6 4 New
  League Against Bound Tickets 3 New
  Provincial Party of Smallholders, Entrepreneurs and Workers of Czechoslovakia 0 0
  Pangerman Party of Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia 0 New
  Juriga's Slovak People's Party 0 New
Total 7,384,979 100 300 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
  Republican Party of Agrarian and Smallholding Peoples 978,291 15.2 24 +1
  Czechoslovak Social Democratic Workers Party 841,331 13.0 20 +6
  Czechoslovak National Socialist Party 666,607 10.3 16 +2
  Communist Party of Czechoslovakia 644,896 10.0 15 –5
  Czechoslovak People's Party 559,700 8.7 13 –3
  German Social Democratic Workers Party 446,940 6.9 11 +2
  Hlinka's Slovak People's Party 377,498 5.9 9 –3
  German Electoral Coalition 359,002 5.6 9 New
  Czechoslovak National Democracy 325,023 5.0 8 +1
  German Christian Social People's Party 313,544 4.9 8 +1
  Czechoslovak Traders' Party 274,085 4.2 6 0
  Provincial Christian-Socialist Party 233,772 3.6 6 +4
  German National Socialist Workers' Party 171,181 2.7 4 +1
  German National Party 166,718 2.6 0 –5
  Other parties 91,913 1.4 1 +1
Total 6,450,501 100 150 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p471 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p472