1920 Bulgarian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Bulgaria on 28 March 1920.[1] It was compulsory to vote.[2] The result was a victory for the Bulgarian Agrarian National Union (BANU), which won 110 of the 229 seats. Voter turnout was 77%.[3]

Results Edit

Bulgarian Agrarian National Union349,21238.56110+33
Bulgarian Communist Party184,61620.3950+3
Democratic Party91,17710.0724–4
People's Party61,6476.8114–5
Bulgarian Social Democratic Workers Party (Broad Socialists)55,4526.129–29
Progressive Liberal Party46,4785.1380
Radical Democratic Party41,9304.6380
People's Liberal Party–Genadiev26,8192.962+1
Liberal PartyPLP PetkovYoung Liberals Party14,4691.600
Democratic PartyPeople's Party8,2420.910
People's PartyProgressive Liberal Party8,0650.890
People's Liberal Party–Petkov7,7850.864+2
Valid votes905,61898.96
Invalid/blank votes9,5541.04
Total votes915,172100.00
Registered voters/turnout1,184,57777.26
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Aftermath Edit

The BANU government annulled the election of 13 deputies – nine of them Communists – which gave them a majority in parliament.[2]

References Edit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p368 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Richard J. Crampton (2007) Bulgaria, Oxford/New York (NY) , p224
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p379