Swedish general election, September 1914

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Swedish general election, September 1914

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All 230 seats in the Riksdag

  First party Second party Third party
  Hjalmar branting stor bild.jpg Arvid Lindman.jpg Axel Schotte 1928.JPG
Leader Hjalmar Branting Arvid Lindman Axel Schotte
Party Social Democratic Electoral League Free-minded National
Last election 73 86 71
Seats won 87 86 57
Seat change Increase13 Steady0 Decrease13
Popular vote 266,133 267,124 196,493
Percentage 36.4% 36.5% 26.9%

Prime Minister before election

Hjalmar Hammarskjöld
Electoral League

PM-elect

Hjalmar Hammarskjöld
Electoral League

Coat of arms of Sweden.svg
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Early general elections were held in Sweden 5 and 13 September 1914, the second that year.[1] Although the General Electoral League received the most votes,[2] the Swedish Social Democratic Party emerged as the largest party, winning 87 of the 230 seats in the Second Chamber.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
General Electoral League 267,124 36.5 86 0
Swedish Social Democratic Party 266,133 36.4 87 +13
Free-minded National Association 196,493 26.9 57 –13
Farmers' League 1,507 0.2 0 New
Other parties 104 0.0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 4,125
Total 735,486 100 230 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,111,767 66.2
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
AV
36.52%
S
36.39%
FL
26.87%
B
0.21%
Others
0.01%
Parliament seats
S
37.83%
AV
37.39%
FL
24.78%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1858 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1865
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1871