Estonian parliamentary election, 1929

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Estonian parliamentary election, 1929
Estonia
1926 ←
13 May 1929
→ 1932

100 seats in the Riigikogu
51 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  August Rei.jpg Jaan Teemant.jpg
Leader August Rei Jaan Teemant Rudolf Penno
Party Estonian Socialist Workers' Party Farmers' Assemblies Settlers' Party
Last election 24 seats 23 seats 14 seats
Seats won 25 24 14
Seat change +1 +1
Popular vote 121,024 116,715 69,069
Percentage 24.0% 23.1% 13.7%

State Elder before election

August Rei
Estonian Socialist Workers' Party

Elected State Elder

Otto August Strandman
Labour Party

Parliamentary elections were held in Estonia between 11 and 13 May 1929.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Estonian Socialist Workers' Party 121,024 24.0 25 +1
Farmers' Assemblies 116,715 23.1 24 +1
Settlers' Party 69,069 13.7 14 0
Estonian Labour Party 51,527 10.2 10 –3
Estonian People's Party 45,033 8.9 9 +1
Estonian Workers' Party 31,094 6.2 6 0
Christian People's Party 20,863 4.1 4 –1
German-Baltic PartySwedish People's League 16,235 3.2 3 +1
Landlords' Party 14,627 2.9 3 +1
Russian parties 12,797 2.5 2 –1
Workers, Lodgers, Fishermen and Smallholders 6,012 1.2 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 3,110
Total 508,106 100 100 0
Registered voters/turnout 733,250 69.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p583 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  • IV Riigikogu valimised : 11.-13. maini 1929 / [koostanud A. Tooms] ; Riigi Statistika Keskbüroo = Élections au parlement : de 11.-13. mai 1929 / Bureau Central de Statistique de l'Estonie Tallinn, 1929 (Tallinn : Riigi trükikoda)