Elections in the Free State of Prussia

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Prussia in the Weimar Republic shown in light blue.
Chart of election results.

The Free State of Prussia held elections to its Landtag between 1918 and 1933. From 1919 through 1928, these elections gave a plurality to the SPD. In 1932 and 1933, the NSDAP (Nazi Party) won pluralities, generally in line with the rest of Germany.[1][2]

Year 1919 1921 1924 1928 1932 1933
Party  % Seats  % Seats  % Seats  % Seats  % Seats  % Seats
SPD 36.4 145 25.9 109 24.9 114 29.0 137 21.2 94 16.6 80
Zentrum 22.3 94 17.9 76 17.6 81 15.2 71 15.3 67 14.1 68
DDP/DStP 16.2 65 5.9 26 5.9 27 4.4 21 1.5 2 0.7 3
DNVP 11.2 48 18.0 76 23.7 109 17.4 82 6.9 31 8.9 43
USPD 7.4 24 6.4 27        
DVP 5.7 23 14.0 59 9.8 45 8.5 40 1.5 7 1.0 3
DHP 0.5 2 2.4 11 1.4 6 1.0 4 0.3 1 0.2 2
SHBLD 0.4 1          
KPD   7.5 31 9.6 44 11.9 56 12.3 57 13.2 63
WP   1.2 4 2.4 11 4.5 21    
Polen   0.4 2 0.4 2      
NSFP     2.5 11      
NSDAP       1.8 6 36.3 162 43.2 211
CNBL       1.5 8    
VRP       1.2 2    
DVFP       1.1 2    
CSVD         1.2 2 0.9 3
Total seats 402 421 450 450 423 476

References

  1. ^ Orlow, Dietrich (2009). Weimar Prussia, 1918-1925: The Unlikely Rock of Democracy. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press. p. 19. ISBN 9780822984962. 
  2. ^ Craig, Gordon A. (1984). The End of Prussia. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 9780299097349. 
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