1872 Hungarian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary between 12 June and 9 July 1872. The result was a victory for the Deák Party, which won 245 of the 427 seats.

1872 Hungarian parliamentary election

← 1869 12 June – 9 July 1872 1875 →

All 427 seats in the Diet
214 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Szekely-deak.jpg Ghyczy Kálmán.jpg Irányi Dániel Rusz.jpg
Leader Ferenc Deák Kálmán Ghyczy Dániel Irányi
Party Deák Party Left Centre Far-Left
Last election 235 seats, 55.95% 116 seats, 27.62% 40 seats, 9.52%
Seats won 245 116 38
Seat change Increase10 0 Decrease2
Percentage 57.38% 27.17% 8.9%
Swing Increase1.43% Decrease0.45% Decrease0.62%

  Fourth party
 
Leader
Party Ethnic minority parties and independents
Last election 29 seats, 6.9%
Seats won 28
Seat change Decrease1
Percentage 6.55%
Swing Decrease0.35%

Prime Minister before election

Menyhért Lónyay
Deák Party

Elected Prime Minister

Menyhért Lónyay
Deák Party

ResultsEdit

Party Seats % Parliamentary role
Deák Party 245 57,38% government
Left Centre 116 27,17% opposition
Far-Left 38 8,9% opposition
Independent 28 6,55% independent
Total 427 100%