1929 Greek Senate election

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Senate elections were held in Greece on 21 April 1929.[1] The Senate was a new institution introduced with the Greek Constitution of 1927 and these were the first elections for it. The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 64 of the 92 seats.[2] It was regarded as a public approval of the policies of Prime Minister Eleftherios Venizelos.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Liberal Party 450,624 54.6 64
People's Party 157,304 19.1 10
Agricultural and Labour Party 54,337 6.6 4
Independent Royal Supporters 35,344 4.3 0
Progressive Party 34,712 4.2 3
Conservative Democratic Party 23,171 2.8 5
Freethinkers' Party 22,518 2.7 2
Farmers' Party 13,720 1.7 2
United Front 14,069 1.7 0
Independent Democrats 9,884 1.2 0
Progressive Union 9,807 1.2 2
Independents 165 0.0 0
Invalid/blank votes 11,262
Total 836,917 100 92
Registered voters/turnout
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p830 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p863