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1896 Hungarian parliamentary election

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1896 Hungarian parliamentary election

← 1892 29 October – 4 November 1896 1901 →

All 413 seats in the Diet
207 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Frigyes Podmaniczky Ferenc Kossuth Albert Apponyi
Party Liberal Party Party of Independence and '48 National Party
Last election 243 seats, 58.84% 86 seats, 20.82% 61 seats, 14.77%
Seats won 290 50 33
Seat change 47 36 28
Percentage 70.21% 12.10% 8.23%
Swing 11.37% 8.72% 6.54%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Nándor Zichy Gábor Ugron
Party Catholic People Party 'Ugron' Party of Independence and '48 Independents
Last election did not contest 15 seats, 3.63% 8 seats, 1.94%
Seats won 18 11 10
Seat change 4 2
Percentage 4.36% 2.66% 2.42%
Swing 0.97% 0.48%

  Seventh party
 
Leader Ioan Rațiu
Party Romanian National Party
Seats won 1
Percentage 0.24%

Prime Minister before election

Dezső Bánffy
Liberal Party

Elected Prime Minister

Dezső Bánffy
Liberal Party

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Hungary

Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary between 29 October and 4 November 1896 . The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 290 of the 413 seats.

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Results

Party Seats % Parliamentary role
Liberal Party 290 70,21% government
Party of Independence and '48 50 12,10% opposition
National Party 33 8,23% opposition
Catholic People's Party 18 4,36% opposition
'Ugron' Party of Independence and '48 11 2,66% opposition
Independent 10 2,42% independent
Romanian National Party 1 0,24% opposition
Total 413 100%
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