1919 Bulgarian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Bulgaria on 17 August 1919.[1] The result was a victory for the Bulgarian Agrarian National Union, which won 77 of the 236 seats. Voter turnout was 54.5%.[2]

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Bulgarian Agrarian National Union 176,281 27.3 77 +30
Bulgarian Social Democratic Workers' Party (Narrow Socialists) 119,395 18.5 47 +36
Bulgarian Social Democratic Workers Party (Broad Socialists) 84,185 13.1 38 +28
Democratic Party 66,953 10.4 28 –3
People's Party 57,907 9.0 19 +9
Progressive Liberal Party 37,178 5.8 8 +6
Radical Democratic Party 33,861 5.3 8 +3
People's Liberal Party-Genadiev 14,307 2.2 1 New
People's Liberal Party-Petkov 13,367 2.1 2 New
Agrarian Independents¹ 27,349 4.2 8 +5
Independents 13,863 2.2
Invalid/blank votes 11,708
Total 656,354 100 236 –9
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

¹ The Agrarian Independents were former members of the Bulgarian Agrarian National Union.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p368 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Nohlen & Stöver, p379