Hungarian parliamentary election, 1935

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Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary between 31 March and 7 April 1935.[1] The result was a victory for the Party of National Unity, which won 164 of the 245 seats in Parliament. Gyula Gömbös remained Prime Minister.[2]

Electoral system[edit]

The electoral system remained the same as in 1931. There were 199 openly-elected single-member constituencies and 11 secretly-elected multi-member constituencies electing a total of 46 seats.[3][4]

Results[edit]

Party SMCs MMCs Total
Votes[a] % Seats Votes[b] % Seats Votes % Seats +/–
Party of National Unity 718,911 49.3 150 160,563 31.2 14 879,474 44.6 164 +15
Independent Smallholders Party 379,696 26.0 21 7,655 1.5 1 387,351 19.6 22 +12
Christian Economic and Social Party 91,827 8.3 7 83,338 16.2 7 175,165 8.9 14 –18
Hungarian Social Democratic Party 132,052 25.6 11 132,052 6.7 11 –3
Hungarian National Socialist Party 57,544 3.9 1 17,774 3.5 1 75,318 3.8 2 New
Liberal and Democratic Opposition (ESZDPNDP) 72,407 14.1 7 72,407 3.7 7 +1
Unofficial Party of National Unity candidates 53,018 3.6 6 3,231 0.6 0 56,249 2.8 6 –2
National Legitimist Party 36,502 2.5 1 3,523 0.7 0 40,025 2.8 1 New
National Radical Party[c] 9,309 0.6 0 7,722 1.5 0 17,031 0.9 0 –1
Reform Generation 9,265 0.6 1 5,213 1.0 1 14,478 0.7 2 New
Hungarian Agricultural Labourers and Workers Party 11,004 0.8 1 11,004 0.6 1 +1
Christian Opposition 4,928 0.3 0 4,223 0.8 1 9,151 0.5 1 –1
Christian National Front 8,526 1.7 1 8,526 0.4 1 New
Party of National Will 7,431 0.5 1 7,431 0.4 1 New
National Independence Kossuth Party[c] 5,648 0.4 0 1 5,648 0.3 1 +1
National Agrarian Opposition 5,320 1.0 1 5,320 0.3 1 0
Free Civic Party 2,527 0.5 0 2,527 0.1 0 New
Unified National Party of Workers and Lower Middle Class 915 0.2 0 915 0.1 0 New
Hungarian Truth Party 546 0.0 0 546 0.0 0 New
Independents 73,471 5.0 10 73,471 3.7 10 –6
Invalid/blank votes 0
Total 1,459,100 100 199 100 46 100 245 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,820,266 80.2 654,948 2,475,214[d]
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

a The number of votes refers to only 146 of the 199 single-member constituencies, as 53 seats were uncontested.[3]

b The number of votes refers to ten of the eleven MMCs.[3]

c The National Radical Party and the National Independence Kossuth Party ran a joint list in one multi-member constituency. It won a single seat, taken by the National Independence Kossuth Party.[3][5]

d The total number of registered voters was 3,005,742; the figure in the table refers to the number of registered voters in the contested seats for which figures are available.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p899 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p940
  3. ^ a b c d e Nohlen & Stöver, p920
  4. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p933
  5. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p930