1879 Greek legislative election

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1879 Greek legislative election

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All 207 seats of the Greek Parliament
104 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Koumoundouros.png Charilaos Trikoupis.gif No image.png
Leader Alexandros Koumoundouros Charilaos Trikoupis Leonídas Deligeórgis
Party Nationalist New EK
Leader since 1865 1873 1879
Last election 92 seats 50 seats 30 seats
Seats won 100 85 20
Seat change Increase 8 Increase 35 Decrease 10

Prime Minister before election

Alexandros Koumoundouros
Nationalist

Elected Prime Minister

Alexandros Koumoundouros
Nationalist

Parliamentary elections were held in Greece on 23 September 1879.[1] Supporters of Alexandros Koumoundouros and Theodoros Deligiannis emerged as the largest bloc in Parliament, with 100 of the 207 seats.[2] Koumoundouros remained Prime Minister until 22 March the following year.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Supporters of Koumoundouros and Deligiannis 100
United Opposition 85
Independent 20
Independents 2
Total 207
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p829 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p854
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p867