Württemberg Landtag elections in the Weimar Republic

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Württemberg in the Weimar Republic.
Comparative support for the Nazi Party, March 1933

This table shows the historical election results for the Landtag in the Free People's State of Württemberg, a part of the Weimar Republic. This was the successor state of the former Kingdom of Württemberg in southwestern Germany, between the end of the German Empire (1871–1918) and start of the Nazi regime in 1933.[1]

The table is an important indicator of the swings in political opinion in this part of Germany between the second and third Reichs, a period when parliamentary democracy came to have real political meaning in Germany. Württemberg is now a part of the modern land (federal state) of Baden-Württemberg.

In the table below, "Sitze" means the parliamentary seats won in the elections.

Jahr SPD Demokra-
tische
Volks-
partei
Zentrum WBP
ab 1924:
DNVP/WBP
1932:
 DNVP
WBB USPD WBWB Deutsche
Volks-
partei
KPD VSB CSVD NSDAP
1919 34,5 %
52 Sitze
25,0 %
38 Sitze
20,8 %
31 Sitze
7,4 %
11 Sitze
5,8 %
10 Sitze
3,1 %
4 Sitze
2,7 %
4 Sitze
- - - - -
1920 16,1 %
17 Sitze
14,7 %
15 Sitze
22,5 %
23 Sitze
9,3 %
10 Sitze
17,7 %
18 Sitze
13,3 %
14 Sitze
- 3,4 %
4 Sitze
- - - -
1924 16,0 %
13 Sitze
10,6 %
9 Sitze
20,9 %
17 Sitze
10,4 %
8 Sitze
- - 20,2 %
17 Sitze
4,6 %
3 Sitze
11,7 %
10 Sitze
4,0 %
3 Sitze
- -
1928 23,8 %
22 Sitze
10,1 %
8 Sitze
19,6 %
17 Sitze
5,7 %
4 Sitze
- - 18,1 %
16 Sitze
5,2 %
4 Sitze
7,4 %
6 Sitze
- 3,9 %
3 Sitze
-
1932 16,6 %
14 Sitze
4,8 %
4 Sitze
20,5 %
17 Sitze
4,3 %
3 Sitze
- - 10,7 %
9 Sitze
- 9,4 %
7 Sitze
- 4,2 %
3 Sitze
26,4 %
23 Sitze

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