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1963 Hungarian parliamentary election

1963 Hungarian parliamentary election

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All 340 seats in the National Assembly
Turnout97.2%
  First party Second party
 
Leader János Kádár
Party MSZMP Independents
Alliance HNF HNF
Leader since 25 October 1956
Seats won 252 88
Seat change 24 26
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politics and government of
Hungary

Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary on 24 August 1963.[1] In the communist system the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party was the only party that was allowed to contest the elections, and won 252 of the 340 seats, with the remaining 88 going to independents selected by the party.[2]

1963 Hungarian parliamentary election Intro articles: 3

Results

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party 6,813,058 98.9 252 –24
Independents 88 +26
Against 75,777 1.1
Invalid/blank votes 26,809
Total 6,915,644 100 340 +2
Registered voters/turnout 7,114,855 97.2
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p899 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p931
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