Swedish general election, March 1914

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Swedish general election, March 1914
Sweden
1911 ←
27 March 1914 → September 1914

All 230 seats in the Riksdag
  First party Second party Third party
  Arvid Lindman.jpg Hjalmar branting stor bild.jpg Axel Schotte 1928.JPG
Leader Arvid Lindman Hjalmar Branting Axel Schotte
Party Electoral League Social Democratic Free-minded National
Last election 64 64 102
Seats won 86 73 71
Seat change Increase22 Increase9 Decrease31
Popular vote 286,250 228,712 245,107
Percentage 37.7% 30.1% 32.2%

Prime Minister before election

Karl Staaff
Free-minded National

PM-elect

Hjalmar Hammarskjöld
Electoral League

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Early general elections were held in Sweden between 27 March and 7 April 1914,[1] after the Riksdag had been prematurely dissolved by the Cabinet of Hjalmar Hammarskjöld.[2] The General Electoral League emerged as the largest party, winning 86 of the 230 seats in the Second Chamber.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
General Electoral League 286,250 37.7 86 +22
Free-minded National Association 245,107 32.2 71 –31
Swedish Social Democratic Party 228,712 30.1 73 +9
Other parties 125 0.0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 3,229
Total 763,423 100 230 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,092,454 69.9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1858 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1864
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1871