Estonian parliamentary election, 1929

Estonian parliamentary election, 1929
13 May 1929

100 seats in the Riigikogu
51 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
Leader August Rei Jaan Teemant Rudolf Penno
Party Estonian Socialist Workers' Party Farmers' Assemblies Settlers' Party
Last election 24 seats 23 seats 14 seats
Seats won 25 24 14
Seat change +1 +1
Popular vote 121,024 116,715 69,069
Percentage 24.0% 23.1% 13.7%

State Elder before election

August Rei
Estonian Socialist Workers' Party

Elected State Elder

Otto August Strandman
Labour Party

Parliamentary elections were held in Estonia between 11 and 13 May 1929.


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Estonian Socialist Workers' Party121,02424.025+1
Farmers' Assemblies116,71523.124+1
Settlers' Party69,06913.7140
Estonian Labour Party51,52710.210–3
Estonian People's Party45,0338.99+1
Estonian Workers' Party31,0946.260
Christian People's Party20,8634.14–1
German-Baltic PartySwedish People's League16,2353.23+1
Landlords' Party14,6272.93+1
Russian parties12,7972.52–1
Workers, Lodgers, Fishermen and Smallholders6,0121.20New
Invalid/blank votes3,110
Registered voters/turnout733,25069.3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver[1]


  1. Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p583 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7

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