Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes Constitutional Assembly election, 1920
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Up until the elections a Provisional Assembly had existed of unelected delegates from each of the constituent regions of the country.
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||42||63|
The electoral districts corresponded to administrative divisions of the constitutive lands which came together to form the Kingdom in late 1918. There were 56 in total:
|Province||No. of electoral districts||Districts|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||6||Banja Luka, Bihać, Mostar, Sarajevo, Travnik, Tuzla|
|Croatia-Slavonia||9||Bjelovar-Križevci, Lika-Krbava, Modruš-Rijeka, Požega, Syrmia, Varaždin (with Međimurje), Virovitica, Zagreb, City of Zagreb|
|Montenegro||1||Montenegro (single district)|
|Northern Serbia||18||Belgrade, City of Belgrade, Čačak, Kragujevac, Krajina, Kruševac, Morava, Niš, Pirot, Podrinje, Požarevac, Rudnik, Smederevo, Timok, Toplica, Užice, Valjevo, Vranje|
|Southern Serbia||12||Berane-Bijelo Polje-Pljevlja-Prijepolje, Bitola, Bregalnica, Kosovo, Kumanovo, Metohija, Ohrid, Prizren, Raška-Zvečan, Skopje, Tetovo, Tikveš|
|Slovenia||3||Celje-Maribor, Ljubljana-Novo Mesto, City of Ljubljana|
|Vojvodina||5||Veliki Bečkerek-Velika Kikinda, Novi Sad, Pančevo-Bela Crkva, Sombor, Subotica|
There were a total of 22 party lists and one independent list.
- Croatian Husbandmen's Party (Hrvatska težačka stranka, HTS) - Croatian nationalist political party in Bosnia and Herzegovina formed in 1919. Its leader Jozo Sunarić had been a leading member of the Croat People's Union in the former Diet of Bosnia.
- Croatian Popular Party (Hrvatska pučka stranka, HPS) - Political party formed in 1919 associated with the Croatian Catholic movement. It ran candidates in districts in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia-Slavonia, Dalmatia, and Vojvodina.
- Independent Agrarian Party (Samostojna kmetijska stranka, SKS) - Slovenian anti-clerical political party founded in June 1919 in Ljubljana.
- People's Radical Party (Narodna radikalna stranka, NRS) - Formed in Serbia in 1881, the People's Radical Party had formed the government of the Kingdom of Serbia since 1909 and its party leader Nikola Pašić became the first prime minister of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes in 1918.
- Yugoslav Democratic Party (Jugoslovenska demokratska stranka, JDS) - Formed by former members of the Croat-Serb Coalition in Austria-Hungary led by Croatian Serb Svetozar Pribićević and opposition politicians in Serbia led by Ljubomir Davidović in February 1919. The party advocated a centralized state and the abolishment of regional autonomy.
|Yugoslav Democratic Party||319,448||19.9||92|
|People's Radical Party||284,575||17.7||91|
|Croatian Popular Peasant Party||230,590||14.3||50|
|Agrarian Alliance-Independent Agrarian Party[a]||151,603||9.4||39|
|Yugoslav Muslim Organization||110,895||6.9||24|
|Slovene People's Party||58,971||3.7||14|
|Bunjevac-Šokac Party–Croatian Popular Party list[b]||52,333||3.3||13|
|Social Democratic Party||46,792||2.9||10|
|Croatian Husbandmen's Party||38,400||2.4||7|
|Croatian Party of Rights||10,880||0.7||2|
|People's Socialist Party||6,186||0.4||2|
|Source: Nohlen et al.|
- Dieter Nohlen, Dolf Sternberger, Bernhard Vogel, Klaus Landfried (1969) Die Wahl der Parlamente und andere Staatsorgane, Walter de Gruyter, p783
- Donia 2006, p. 136.