Polish legislative election, 1938

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Parliamentary elections were held in Poland on 6 November 1938, with Senate elections held a week later on 13 November.[1] They were the last elections in the Second Polish Republic. This election was held under the April Constitution of 1935, which was written to favor the Sanation movement.

The Camp of National Unity, the party of the Sanation movement, won 164 of the 208 seats in the Sejm and 66 of the 96 seats in the Senate.



Party Votes % Seats +/–
Camp of National Unity 164–17
Ukrainian Group 18–1
Jewish Group 5+2
German Minority 0–3
Other parties 21+21
Invalid/blank votes501,990
Registered voters/turnout17,626,00067.1
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Camp of National Unity 66–30
Ukrainian Group 6+6
Jewish Group 1+1
Independents 23+23
Invalid/blank votes
Total 960
Registered voters/turnout
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1491 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7

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