German federal election, 1893

German federal election, 1893

15 June 1893 (1893-06-15)

All 397 seats in the Reichstag
199 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 72.4%

  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Centre KP NLP
Last election 106 seats 73 seats 42 seats
Seats won 96 72 53
Seat change 10 1 11
Popular vote 1,468,500 1,038,300 997,000
Percentage 19.1% 13.5% 13.0%
Swing 0.5% 1.1% 3.3%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party SPD DRP FVp
Last election 35 seats 20 seats new party
Seats won 44 28 24
Seat change 9 8 24
Popular vote 1,786,700 438,400 666,400
Percentage 23.3% 5.7% 8.7%
Swing 3.6% 1.0% 8.7%

Election results by the election districts
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Federal elections were held in Germany on 15 June 1893.[1] Despite the Social Democratic Party (SPD) receiving a plurality of votes, the Centre Party remained the largest party in the Reichstag after winning 96 of the 397 seats, whilst the SPD won just 44.[2] Voter turnout was 72.4%.[3]

Results

Party Votes[a] % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party1,786,70023.344+9
Centre Party1,468,50019.196−10
German Conservative Party1,038,30013.572−1
National Liberal Party997,00013.053+11
Free-minded People's Party666,4008.724New
German Reich Party438,4005.728+8
Anti-Semites263,9003.416+11
German Free-minded Party258,5003.413−53
Polish Party229,5003.019+3
German People's Party166,8002.211+1
Alsace-Lorraine Party114,7001.58−2
German-Hanoverian Party101,8001.37−4
Bavarian Peasants' League66,3000.94New
Danish Party14,0000.210
Others62,8000.81−1
Invalid/blank votes28,300
Total7,702,3001003970
Registered voters/turnout10,628,30072.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver, GHDI

a Figures for votes are rounded.[1]

Popular Vote
SPD
23.28%
Zentrum
19.14%
DKP
13.48%
NLP
12.60%
FVP
8.67%
DRP
5.50%
Anti-Semites
3.47%
FV
3.37%
Poles
2.99%
DtVP
2.17%
Other
5.32%
Reichstag seats
Zentrum
24.18%
DKP
18.14%
NLP
13.35%
SPD
11.08%
DRP
7.05%
FVP
6.05%
Poles
4.79%
Anti-Semites
4.03%
FV
3.27%
DtVP
2.77%
Other
5.29%

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, p789
  3. Nohlen & Stöver, p774
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