Hungarian parliamentary election, 1963

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Hungarian parliamentary election, 1963

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All 340 seats in the National Assembly
171 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 97.2%

  First party Second party
  János Kádár (fototeca.iiccr.ro).jpg No image.svg
Leader János Kádár
Party MSZMP Independents
Alliance Patriotic People's Front Patriotic People's Front
Leader since 25 October 1956
Seats won 252 88
Seat change Decrease24 Increase26
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Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary on 24 August 1963.[1] The Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party was the only party to contest the elections, and won 252 of the 340 seats, with the remaining 88 going to independents selected by the party.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party 6,813,058 98.9 252 –24
Independents 88 +26
Against 75,777 1.1
Invalid/blank votes 26,809
Total 6,915,644 100 340 +2
Registered voters/turnout 7,114,855 97.2
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p899 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p931