German federal election, 1890
All 397 seats in the Reichstag
199 seats needed for a majority
|This article is part of a series on the|
politics and government of
Federal elections were held in Germany on 20 February 1890. The Centre Party regained its position as the largest party in the Reichstag by winning 106 of the 397 seats, whilst the National Liberal Party, formerly the largest party, was reduced to 42 seats. Despite receiving the most votes, the Social Democratic Party won only 35 seats. Voter turnout was 71.5%.
|Social Democratic Party||1,427,300||19.7||35||+24|
|National Liberal Party||1,177,800||16.3||42||−57|
|German Free-minded Party||1,159,900||16.0||66||+34|
|German Conservative Party||895,100||12.4||73||−7|
|German Reich Party||482,300||6.7||20||−21|
|German People's Party||147,600||2.0||10||+10|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver, DGDB|
a Figures for votes are rounded.