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1980 Hungarian parliamentary election

1980 Hungarian parliamentary election

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All 352 seats in the National Assembly
Turnout97.03%
  First party Second party
 
Leader János Kádár
Party MSZMP Independents
Alliance HNF HNF
Leader since 25 October 1956
Seats won 252 100
Seat change 37 37
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politics and government of
Hungary

Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary on 8 June 1980.[1] The Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party was the only party to contest the elections, and won 252 of the 352 seats, with the remaining 100 going to independents selected by the party.[2] Of the 352 constituencies, only fifteen had more than one candidate.[3]

1980 Hungarian parliamentary election Intro articles: 2

Results

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party 7,462,593 99.3 252 +37
Independents 100 –37
Against 54,070 0.7
Invalid/blank votes 60,738
Total 7,577,401 100 352 0
Registered voters/turnout 7,809,407 97.0
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
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p923
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