German federal election, 1878

German federal election, 1878

30 July 1878 (1878-07-30)

All 397 seats in the Reichstag
199 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 63.4%

  First party Second party Third party
 
Party NLP Centre KP
Last election 128 seats 93 seats 40 seats
Seats won 99 94 59
Seat change 29 1 19
Popular vote 1,331,000 1,328,100 749,500
Percentage 23.1% 23.1% 13.0%
Swing 4.1% 1.7% 3.2%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party DRP DFP LV
Last election 38 seats 35 seats 13 seats
Seats won 57 26 10
Seat change 19 9 3
Popular vote 785,800 385,100 156,000
Percentage 13.6% 6.7% 2.7%
Swing 5.7% 1.1% 0.2%

German Reichstag 1878
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Federal elections were held in Germany on 30 July 1878.[1] The National Liberal Party remained the largest party in the Reichstag, with 99 of the 397 seats.[2] Voter turnout was 63.4%.[3]

Results

Party Votes[a] % Seats +/–
National Liberal Party1,331,00023.199−29
Centre Party1,328,10023.194+1
German Reich Party785,80013.657+19
German Conservative Party749,50013.059+19
Social Democratic Party437,1007.69−3
German Progress Party385,1006.726−9
Polish Party210,1003.6140
Alsace-Lorraine Party178,9003.1150
Liberal Union156,0002.710−3
German-Hanoverian Party100,0001.710+6
German People's Party66,1001.13−1
Danish Party18,0000.310
Others14,7000.300
Invalid/blank votes20,000
Total5,780,9001003970
Registered voters/turnout9,128,30063.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver, DGDB

a Figures for votes are rounded.[1]

Popular Vote
Zentrum
24.09%
NLP
23.10%
DRP
13.64%
DKP
13.01%
SAP
7.59%
DFP
6.69%
Poles
3.65%
Other
8.24%
Reichstag seats
NLP
24.94%
Zentrum
23.68%
DKP
14.86%
DRP
14.36%
DFP
6.55%
Poles
3.53%
SAP
2.27%
Other
9.82%

References

  1. 1 2 Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p762 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. Nohlen & Stöver, p788
  3. Nohlen & Stöver, p773
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