Hungarian parliamentary election, 1935

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Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary between 31 March and 7 April 1935.[1] The result was a victory for the Party of National Unity, which won 164 of the 245 seats in Parliament. Gyula Gömbös remained Prime Minister.[2]

Electoral system

The electoral system remained the same as in 1931. There were 199 openly-elected single-member constituencies and 11 secretly-elected multi-member constituencies electing a total of 46 seats.[3][4]


Party SMCs MMCs Total
Votes[a] % Seats Votes[b] % Seats Votes % Seats +/–
Party of National Unity718,91149.3150160,56331.214879,47444.6164+15
Independent Smallholders Party379,69626.0217,6551.51387,35119.622+12
Christian Economic and Social Party91,8278.3783,33816.27175,1658.914–18
Hungarian Social Democratic Party132,05225.611132,0526.711–3
Hungarian National Socialist Party57,5443.9117,7743.5175,3183.82New
Liberal and Democratic Opposition (ESZDPNDP)72,40714.1772,4073.77+1
Unofficial Party of National Unity candidates53,0183.663,2310.6056,2492.86–2
National Legitimist Party36,5022.513,5230.7040,0252.81New
National Radical Party[c]9,3090.607,7221.5017,0310.90–1
Reform Generation9,2650.615,2131.0114,4780.72New
Hungarian Agricultural Labourers and Workers Party11,0040.8111,0040.61+1
Christian Opposition4,9280.304,2230.819,1510.51–1
Christian National Front8,5261.718,5260.41New
Party of National Will7,4310.517,4310.41New
National Independence Kossuth Party[c]5,6480.4015,6480.31+1
National Agrarian Opposition5,3201.015,3200.310
Free Civic Party2,5270.502,5270.10New
Unified National Party of Workers and Lower Middle Class9150.209150.10New
Hungarian Truth Party5460.005460.00New
Invalid/blank votes0
Total1,459,100100199 10046 1002450
Registered voters/turnout1,820,26680.2654,948 2,475,214[d]
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

a The number of votes refers to only 146 of the 199 single-member constituencies, as 53 seats were uncontested.[3]

b The number of votes refers to ten of the eleven MMCs.[3]

c The National Radical Party and the National Independence Kossuth Party ran a joint list in one multi-member constituency. It won a single seat, taken by the National Independence Kossuth Party.[3][5]

d The total number of registered voters was 3,005,742; the figure in the table refers to the number of registered voters in the contested seats for which figures are available.[3]


  1. Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p899 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. Nohlen & Stöver, p940
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 Nohlen & Stöver, p920
  4. Nohlen & Stöver, p933
  5. Nohlen & Stöver, p930
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