Austrian legislative election, 1923

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Austrian legislative election, 1923

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All 165 seats in the National Council
83 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 3,350,855
  First party Second party Third party
  Wenzl Weis - Ignaz Seipel.jpg Der neue Präsident der deutschösterreichischen Nationalversammlung (Karl Seitz) 1919 WIZ C. Pietzner.png Franz Dinghofer.jpg
Leader Ignaz Seipel Karl Seitz Franz Dinghofer
Party CS SDAPÖ GDVP
Leader since 31 May 1922 8 August 1920
Last election 85 seats, 41.79% 69 seats, 35.99% 21 seats, 13.08%
Seats won 82 68 10
Seat change Decrease 3 Decrease 1 Decrease 11
Popular vote 1,459,047 1,311,870 259,379
Percentage 44.05% 39.60% 7.83%
Swing Increase 2.26% Increase 3.61% Decrease 5.25%

Chancellor before election

Ignaz Seipel
CS

Elected Chancellor

Ignaz Seipel
CS

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Parliamentary elections were held in Austria on 21 October 1923. The result was a victory for the Christian Social Party, which won 82 of the 165 seats.[1] Voter turnout was 87.0%.[2]

Results

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Christian Social Party 1,459,047 44.1 82 –3
Social Democratic Party 1,311,870 39.6 68 –1
Association of the Greater German People's Party and Landbund 259,375 7.8 10
Landbund 99,583 3.0 5 −2
Carinthian Unity List 95,465 2.9 0 New
Jewish Electoral Group 24,970 0.8 0 New
Communist Party of Austria 22,164 0.7 0 0
Middle Class Democratic Party 18,886 0.6 0 New
Party of the Carinthian Slovenes 9,868 0.3 0 0
Czechoslovakian Minority Party 7,580 0.2 0 New
Croatian Party 2,557 0.1 0 New
Kaiser Loyalty People's Party 1,235 0.0 0 New
Federation of all Workers 6 0.0 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 38,249
Total 3,350,855 100 165 –18
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
CS
44.05%
SDAP
39.60%
GdP/LB
7.83%
LB
3.01%
EL
2.88%
Other
3.33%
Parliamentary seats
CS
49.70%
SDAP
41.21%
GdP/LB
6.06%
LB
3.03%

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p219 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p212


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