1905 Swedish general election

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General elections were held in Sweden in September 1905.[1]

Results[edit]

Only 30.6% of the male population aged over 21 was eligible to vote.[1] Voter turnout was 50.4%, the first time it had ever been higher than 50%.[1]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
General Electoral League 98,359 45.3 108 –11
Free-minded National Association 98,287 45.2 109 +2
Swedish Social Democratic Party 20,677 9.5 13 +9
Invalid/blank votes
Total 217,323 100 230 0
Registered voters/turnout 432,099
Source: Mackie & Rose[2]
Popular vote
AV
45.26%
FL
45.23%
S
9.51%
Parliament seats
FL
47.39%
AV
46.96%
S
5.65%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Leif Lewin (1989) Ideology and Strategy: A Century of Swedish Politics Cambridge University Press, p329
  2. ^ Thomas T Mackie & Richard Rose (1991) The International Almanac of Electoral History, Macmillan, pp404–406