Swiss federal election, 1922

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Federal elections were held in Switzerland on 29 October 1922.[1] The Free Democratic Party remained the largest party in the National Council, winning 60 of the 198 seats.[2]


National Council

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Free Democratic Party208,14428.3600
Social Democratic Party170,97423.343+2
Swiss Conservative People's Party153,83620.944+3
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents118,38216.134+4
Liberal Democratic Party29,0414.010+1
Democratic Group15,1442.13–1
Communist Party13,4411.82New
Grütli Union9,3131.30–2
Evangelical People's Party6,3060.910
Liberal Socialist Party1,1060.20New
National Progressive Party8,7171.21New
Independent Free Voters0New
Young Liberals0New
Young Radicals0–1
Invalid/blank votes16,455
Registered voters/turnout983,23876.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Council of States

In several cantons the members of the Council of States were chosen by the cantonal parliaments.[3]

Party Seats +/–
Free Democratic Party230
Swiss Conservative People's Party170
Liberal Democratic Party1–1
Democratic Group10
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents10
Social Democratic Party1+1
Other parties00
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1894 ISBN 9783832956097
  2. Nohlen & Stöver, p1953
  3. Nohlen & Stöver, p1956
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