Dutch East Indies Volksraad election, 1927
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The Volksraad had a total of 60 members, 37 of which were elected and 21 appointed. Seats were also assigned to ethnic groups, with 30 for the Dutch population (15 elected, 15 appointed), 25 for the native population (19 elected, 4 appointed) and five for the Chinese population (3 elected, 2 appointed).
- Eduard J. M. Schmutzer (1977) Dutch colonial policy and the search for identity in Indonesia 1920-1931 Brill Archive, p68