German federal election, 1893

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German federal election, 1893
German Empire
1890 ←
15 June 1893 (1893-06-15)
→ 1898

All 397 seats in the Reichstag
199 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 72.4%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Centre KP NLP
Last election 106 seats 73 seats 42 seats
Seats won 96 72 53
Seat change Decrease10 Decrease1 Increase11
Popular vote 1,468,500 1,038,300 997,000
Percentage 19.1% 13.5% 13.0%
Swing Increase0.5% Increase1.1% Decrease3.3%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party SPD DRP FVp
Last election 35 seats 20 seats new party
Seats won 44 28 24
Seat change Increase9 Increase8 Increase24
Popular vote 1,786,700 438,400 666,400
Percentage 23.3% 5.7% 8.7%
Swing Increase3.6% Decrease1.0% Increase8.7%

Reichstagswahlkarte 1893-1898.jpg

Election results by the election districts
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Federal elections were held in Germany on 15 June 1893.[1] Despite the Social Democratic Party (SPD) receiving a plurality of votes, the Centre Party remained the largest party in the Reichstag after winning 96 of the 397 seats, whilst the SPD won just 44.[2] Voter turnout was 72.4%.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes[a] % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party 1,786,700 23.3 44 +9
Centre Party 1,468,500 19.1 96 −10
German Conservative Party 1,038,300 13.5 72 −1
National Liberal Party 997,000 13.0 53 +11
Free-minded People's Party 666,400 8.7 24 New
German Reich Party 438,400 5.7 28 +8
Anti-Semites 263,900 3.4 16 +11
German Free-minded Party 258,500 3.4 13 −53
Polish Party 229,500 3.0 19 +3
German People's Party 166,800 2.2 11 +1
Alsace-Lorraine Party 114,700 1.5 8 −2
German-Hanoverian Party 101,800 1.3 7 −4
Bavarian Peasants' League 66,300 0.9 4 New
Danish Party 14,000 0.2 1 0
Others 62,800 0.8 1 −1
Invalid/blank votes 28,300
Total 7,702,300 100 397 0
Registered voters/turnout 10,628,300 72.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver, DGDB

a Figures for votes are rounded.[1]

Popular Vote
SPD
  
23.28%
Zentrum
  
19.14%
DKP
  
13.48%
NLP
  
12.60%
FVP
  
8.67%
DRP
  
5.50%
Anti-Semites
  
3.47%
FV
  
3.37%
Poles
  
2.99%
DtVP
  
2.17%
Other
  
5.32%
Reichstag seats
Zentrum
  
24.18%
DKP
  
18.14%
NLP
  
13.35%
SPD
  
11.08%
DRP
  
7.05%
FVP
  
6.05%
Poles
  
4.79%
Anti-Semites
  
4.03%
FV
  
3.27%
DtVP
  
2.77%
Other
  
5.29%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p762 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p789