1896 Hungarian parliamentary election

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Hungarian parliamentary election, 1896

← 1892 29 October – 4 November 1896 1901 →

All 413 seats in the Diet
207 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Ellinger Portrait of Frigyes Podmaniczky 1878.jpg Kossuth Ferenc.jpg Apponyi Albert portré litográfia.jpg
Leader Frigyes Podmaniczky Ferenc Kossuth Albert Apponyi
Party Liberal Party Party of Independence and '48 National Party
Last election 243 seats, 58.84% 86 seats, 20.82% 61 seats, 14.77%
Seats won 290 50 33
Seat change Increase47 Decrease36 Decrease28
Percentage 70.21% 12.10% 8.23%
Swing Increase11.37% Decrease8.72% Decrease6.54%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Zichy Nándor.jpg Id. Ugron Gábor.jpg
Leader Nándor Zichy Gábor Ugron
Party Catholic People Party 'Ugron' Party of Independence and '48 Independents
Last election did not contest 15 seats, 3.63% 8 seats, 1.94%
Seats won 18 11 10
Seat change Decrease4 Increase2
Percentage 4.36% 2.66% 2.42%
Swing Decrease0.97% Increase0.48%

  Seventh party
  Dr. Ioan Rațiu la 70 de ani (1898).jpg
Leader Ioan Rațiu
Party Romanian National Party
Seats won 1
Percentage 0.24%

Prime Minister before election

Dezső Bánffy
Liberal Party

Elected Prime Minister

Dezső Bánffy
Liberal Party

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Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary between 29 October and 4 November 1896 . The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 290 of the 413 seats.

Results[edit]

Party Seats % Parliamentary role
Liberal Party 290 70,21% government
Party of Independence and '48 50 12,10% opposition
National Party 33 8,23% opposition
Catholic People's Party 18 4,36% opposition
'Ugron' Party of Independence and '48 11 2,66% opposition
Independent 10 2,42% independent
Romanian National Party 1 0,24% opposition
Total 413 100%