German federal election, 1887
All 397 seats in the Reichstag
199 seats needed for a majority
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Federal elections were held in Germany on 21 February 1887. The National Liberal Party became the largest party in the Reichstag by winning 99 of the 397 seats, whilst the Centre Party, formerly the largest party, was reduced to 98 seats. Voter turnout was 77.5%.
|National Liberal Party||1,678,000||22.3||99||+48|
|German Conservative Party||1,147,200||15.2||80||+2|
|German Free-minded Party||973,100||12.9||32||−35|
|Social Democratic Party||763,100||10.1||11||−13|
|German Reich Party||736,400||9.8||41||+13|
|German People's Party||88,800||1.2||0||−7|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver, DGDB|
a Figures for votes are rounded.