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1925 Czechoslovak parliamentary election

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All 300 seats to the Chamber of Deputies
All 150 seats to the Senate
151 seats needed for a majority
Turnout90.1%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Antonín Švehla Josef Haken Jan Šrámek
Party RSZML KSČ ČSL
Seats after 45 41 31
Seat change 17 41 2
Popular vote 970,498 913,711 691,238
Percentage 13.66% 12.86% 9.73%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Antonín Hampl Václav Klofáč Franz Spina
Party ČSSD ČSNS BdL
Seats after 29 28 24
Seat change 45 4 11
Popular vote 630,894 609,915 571,198
Percentage 8.88% 8.58% 8.03%

  Seventh party Eighth party Ninth party
 
Leader Andrej Hlinka Ludwig Czech Karl Hilgenreiner
Party HSĽS DSAP DCVP
Seats after 23 17 13
Seat change 23 14 14
Popular vote 489,027 411,010 314,440
Percentage 6.88% 5.78% 4.43%

Prime Minister before election

Antonín Švehla
RSZML

Elected Prime Minister

Antonín Švehla
RSZML

Parliamentary elections were held in Czechoslovakia on 15 November 1925.[1] The result was a victory for the Republican Party of Farmers and Peasants, which won 45 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and 23 seats in the Senate. Voter turnout was 90.1% in the Chamber election and 77.3% for the Senate.[2]

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Results

Chamber of Deputies

Party Votes % Seats +/–
  Republican Party of Farmers and Peasants 970,498 13.66 45 +17
  Communist Party of Czechoslovakia 913,711 12.86 41 New
  Czechoslovak People's Party 691,238 9.73 31 –2
  Czechoslovak Social Democratic Workers' Party 630,894 8.88 29 –45
  Czechoslovak Socialist Party 609,915 8.58 28 +4
  Carpatho-Russian Labour Party 0 New
  Farmers' League 571,198 8.03 24 +11
  Hlinka's Slovak People's Party 489,027 6.88 23 New
  German Social Democratic Workers' Party 411,010 5.78 17 +4
  German Christian Social People's Party 314,440 4.43 13 –14
  Czechoslovak Traders' Party 285,928 4.02 13 +7
  Czechoslovak National Democracy 284,628 4.01 13 –6
  German National Party 240,879 3.39 10 New
  German National Socialist Workers' Party 168,278 2.37 7 –8
  Provincial Christian-Socialist Party 85,777 1.21 4 +4
  Jewish Party 98,793 1.39 0
  National Labour Party 98,240 1.38 0
  Autonomous Agrarian Union 35,674 0.50 1 New
  Slovak National Party 35,446 0.50 0 –12
  Polish People's Party 29,884 0.42 1 New
  Polish Socialist Workers Party New
  Czechoslovak Agrarian and Conservative Party 27,884 0.39 0 New
  West Slovak Christian Social Party 17,285 0.24 0 New
  Jewish Economic Party 16,861 0.24 0 New
  Czechoslovak Cottiers and Smallholders Party 14,453 0.20 0
  German Free Social Party 11,367 0.16 0 New
  Independent Communist Party 7,854 0.11 0 New
  Provincial Peasants Party 4,592 0.06 0 New
  Civic Party 4,240 0.06 0 New
  Union of Christian Rural Peoples 2,392 0.03 0 New
  Entrepreneur Party of Subcarpathian Ruthenia 1,094 0.02 0 New
Total 7,073,480 100 300 0
Source: CZSO

Senate

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Republican Party of Farmers and Peasants 841,647 13.8 23 +9
Communist Party of Czechoslovakia 774,454 12.7 20 New
Czechoslovak People's Party 618,033 10.1 16 –2
Czechoslovak Social Democratic Workers' Party 537,470 8.8 14 –27
Czechoslovak Socialist Party 516,250 8.5 14 +4
Farmers' League 505,597 8.3 12 +6
Hlinka's Slovak People's Party 417,206 6.8 12 New
German Social Democratic Workers' Party 363,310 6.0 9 –7
German Christian Social People's Party 289,055 4.7 7 +3
Czechoslovak Traders' Party 257,171 4.2 6 +3
Czechoslovak National Democracy 256,360 4.2 7 –3
German National Party 214,589 3.5 5 New
German National Socialist Workers' Party 139,945 2.3 3
Provincial Christian-Socialist Party 85,777 1.4 2 0
Slovak National and Farmers' Party 31,657 0.5 0 –6
Other parties 248,196 4.1 0 –4
Total 6,096,717 100 150 +8
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p471 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p472