Hungarian parliamentary election, 1869

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Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary between 9 and 13 March 1869. The main issues were the legitimisation of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and the birth of Austria-Hungary.

Three parties ran for the seats; the supporters of the compromise founded the Deák Party, the partial opponents founded the Left Centre, and the total opponents founded the Far-left Party. The two main parties were the Deák Party and the Left Centre. Finally the Deák Party won the 55.95% of the seats.


Party Seats % Parliamentary role
Deák Party 235 55,95% government
Left Centre 116 27,62% opposition
Far-left Party 40 9,52% opposition
Minorities' Party 29 6,90% government
Total 420 100%
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