Hungarian parliamentary election, 1878

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Hungarian parliamentary election, 1878
Kingdom of Hungary (1867–1918)
← 1875 5–14 August 1878 1881 →

All 413 seats in the Diet
207 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Gorove István-1885.jpg Mocsáry Lajos.jpg Szilágyi Dezső 1889.jpg
Leader István Gorove Lajos Mocsáry Dezső Szilágyi
Party Liberal Party Independence Party United Opposition
Last election 333 seats, 80.43% 36 seats, 8.7% did not contest
Seats won 239 76 75
Seat change Decrease94 Increase40
Percentage 57.87% 18.4% 18.16%
Swing Decrease22.56% Increase9.7%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Leader
Party Independents Ethnic minority parties
Seats won 14 9
Percentage 3.39% 2.18%

Prime Minister before election

Kálmán Tisza
Liberal Party

Elected Prime Minister

Kálmán Tisza
Liberal Party

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Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary between 5 and 14 August 1878. The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 239 of the 413 seats.

Results[edit]

Party Seats % Parliamentary role
Liberal Party 239 57,87% government
United Opposition 75 18,16% opposition
Independence Party 76 18,40% opposition
Minorities' Party 9 2,18% opposition
Independent 14 3,39% independent
Total 413 100%