Swedish general election, 1905

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General elections were held in Sweden in 1905.[1] Pro-free trade candidates received a majority of the vote.[1]


Only 30.6% of the male population aged over 21 was eligible to vote.[1] Voter turnout was 50.4%, the first time it had ever been higher than 50%.[1]

Bloc Votes % Seats +/–
Free traders 54.7
Protectionists 45.3
Total 217,323 100
Source: Lewin


  1. ^ a b c d Leif Lewin (1989) Ideology and Strategy: A Century of Swedish Politics Cambridge University Press, p329