Polish legislative election, 1969

Polish legislative election, 1969
1 June 1969 (1969-06-01)

All 460 seats in the Sejm
  Majority party Minority party
Leader Władysław Gomułka Czesław Wycech
Party PZPR United People's Party
Leader since October 21, 1956 1962
Last election 255 seats, 55% 117 seats, 25.4%
Seats won 255 117
Seat change 0 0
Percentage 55.4% 25.4%
Swing 0 0

  Third party Fourth party
Leader Independent Stanisław Kulczyński
Party Independent SD
Leader since 1956
Last election 49 39
Seats won 49 39
Seat change 0 0
Percentage 10.7% 8.5%
Swing 0 0
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Parliamentary elections were held in Poland on 1 June 1969.[1] The results, like with the other elections in communist Poland, were controlled by the communist government. The results of the 1965 election would be duplicated, exactly, by the 1969 and 1972 elections.


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Front of National UnityPolish United Workers' Party20,473,11499.22550
United People's Party1170
Democratic Party390
Blank ballots161,5690.8
Invalid votes7,766
Registered voters/turnout21,148,87997.6
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

As the other parties and "independents" were in fact subordinate to PZPR, its control of the Sejm was, in fact, total.[2][3]


  1. Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1491 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. Andrzej Paczkowski; Jane Cave (2003). The spring will be ours: Poland and the Poles from occupation to freedom. Penn State Press. p. 229. ISBN 978-0-271-02308-3. Retrieved 3 June 2011.
  3. Norman Davies (May 2005). God's Playground: 1795 to the present. Columbia University Press. p. 459. ISBN 978-0-231-12819-3. Retrieved 3 June 2011.

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