Hungarian parliamentary election, 1926
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Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary between 8 and 15 December 1926. The result was a victory for the Unity Party, which won 161 of the 245 seats in Parliament. István Bethlen remained Prime Minister.
Prior to the election the electoral system was changed again. In the previous elections there had been 219 constituencies, of which 195 were openly-elected single-member constituencies, 20 of which were secretly-elected single-member constituencies, and four of which were secretly-elected multi-member constituencies. For this election there were 199 openly-elected single-member constituencies and 11 secretly-elected multi-member constituencies electing a total of 46 seats.
|Christian National Economic Party||100,492||13.0||25||74,783||20.2||10||175,275||15.3||35||New|
|Hungarian Social Democratic Party||18,903||2.4||0||107,921||29.2||14||126,824||11.1||14||–11|
|Unofficial Unity Party candidates||97,474||12.6||9||–||–||–||97,474||8.5||9||New|
|United Left (FKFPP–NDP)||20,439||2.6||0||69,693||18.9||9||90,132||7.9||9||+2|
|Hungarian National Independence Party||22,428||2.9||1||20,835||5.6||1||43,263||3.8||2||New|
|Independence and '48 Kossuth Party||9,848||1.3||0||3,716||1.0||1||13,564||1.2||1||0|
|Independent '48 Smallholders Party||9,963||1.3||0||–||–||–||9,963||0.9||0||New|
|Hungarian Agricultural Labourers and Workers Party||4,317||0.6||0||–||–||–||4,317||0.4||0||New|
|Hungarian National Socialist Party||1,118||0.1||0||–||–||–||1,118||0.1||0||New|
|National Party of the Lower-Middle Class||–||–||1||–||–||–||–||–||1||New|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|
a The number of votes refers to only 109 of the 199 single-member constituencies as 90 seats were uncontested.
b The number of votes refers to ten of the eleven MMCs as one constituency was uncontested.
c The total number of registered voters was 2,231,972; the figure in the table refers to the number of registered voters in the contested seats.
- Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p899 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
- Nohlen & Stöver, p940
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