Elections in the Free State of Prussia

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Prussia in the Weimar Republic shown in light blue.
Chart of election results.

The Free State of Prussia held elections to the Landtag between 1918 and 1933. Until the 1930s these elections gave a plurality to the SPD, but this was handed to the NSDAP or Nazi party in the 1930s, generally in line with the rest of Germany.[1][2]

Year 1919 1921 1924 1928 1932 1933
Party  % Seats  % Seats  % Seats  % Seats  % Seats  % Seats
SPD 36.4 145 25.9 109 24.9 114 29.0 137 21.2 94 16.6 80
Zentrum 22.3 94 17.9 76 17.6 81 15.2 71 15.3 67 14.1 68
DDP/DStP 16.2 65 5.9 26 5.9 27 4.4 21 1.5 2 0.7 3
DNVP 11.2 48 18.0 76 23.7 109 17.4 82 6.9 31 8.9 43
USPD 7.4 24 6.4 27        
DVP 5.7 23 14.0 59 9.8 45 8.5 40 1.5 7 1.0 3
DHP 0.5 2 2.4 11 1.4 6 1.0 4 0.3 1 0.2 2
SHBLD 0.4 1          
KPD   7.5 31 9.6 44 11.9 56 12.3 57 13.2 63
WP   1.2 4 2.4 11 4.5 21    
Polen   0.4 2 0.4 2      
NSFP     2.5 11      
NSDAP       1.8 6 36.3 162 43.2 211
CNBL       1.5 8    
VRP       1.2 2    
DVFP       1.1 2    
CSVD         1.2 2 0.9 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orlow, Dietrich (2009). Weimar Prussia, 1918?1925 The Unlikely Rock of Democracy.. Pittsburgh, Pa.: Univ of Pittsburgh Pr. ISBN 9780822984962. 
  2. ^ Craig, Gordon A. (1984). The End of Prussia. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 9780299097349.