1938 Russian Supreme Soviet election

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1938 Russian Supreme Soviet election
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All 727 seats to the
Supreme Soviet of the Russian SFSR
  First party Second party
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Leader Joseph Stalin
Party CPSU Independent
Leader since 3 April 1922
Seats won 568 159

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Prime Minister before election

Nikolay Bulganin
CPSU

Elected Prime Minister

Nikolay Bulganin
CPSU

Legislative elections were held in the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on 26 June 1938, the first after the establishment of the Soviet Union.

Background[edit]

The Constitution of the USSR was adopted on 5 December 1936, in accordance with which elections were held for new bodies at all levels from local councils and ending with the Supreme Council of the Soviet Union.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Communist Party of the Soviet Union 78 568
Independents 22 159
Total 100 727
Registered voters/turnout 99.3
Source: Open Text

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