Swiss federal election, 1922

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Federal elections were held in Switzerland on 29 October 1922.[1] The Free Democratic Party remained the largest party in the National Council, winning 60 of the 198 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

National Council[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Free Democratic Party 208,144 28.3 60 0
Social Democratic Party 170,974 23.3 43 +2
Swiss Conservative People's Party 153,836 20.9 44 +3
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 118,382 16.1 34 +4
Liberal Democratic Party 29,041 4.0 10 +1
Democratic Group 15,144 2.1 3 –1
Communist Party 13,441 1.8 2 New
Grütli Union 9,313 1.3 0 0
Evangelical People's Party 6,306 0.9 1 0
Liberal Socialist Party 1,106 0.2 0 New
Other parties 8,717 1.2 1 0
Invalid/blank votes 16,455
Total 750,859 100 198 +9
Registered voters/turnout 983,238 76.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Council of States[edit]

In several cantons the members of the Council of States were chosen by the cantonal parliaments.[3]

Party Seats +/–
Free Democratic Party 23 0
Swiss Conservative People's Party 17 0
Liberal Democratic Party 1 –1
Democratic Group 1 0
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 1 0
Social Democratic Party 1 +1
Other parties 0 0
Total 44 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1894 ISBN 9783832956097
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1953
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1956