1920 Romanian general election

General elections were held in Romania between 25 and 27 May 1920.[1] The result was a victory for the governing People's Party, which won 206 of the 366 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and 124 of the 166 seats in the Senate.[2]

1920 Romanian general election

← 1919 25–27 May 1920 1922 →

All 366 seats in the Chamber of Deputies
All 166 seats in the Senate
  Majority party Minority party
  Alexandru Averescu - Foto01.jpg Vaida-Voevod.jpg
Leader Alexandru Averescu Alexandru Vaida-Voevod
Party PP PNR
Leader's seat Bucharest Cluj County
Seats won 206 C / 124 S 27 C / 14 S
Seat change Increase199 C / Increase124 S Decrease142 C / Decrease62 S

Prime Minister before election

Alexandru Averescu

Subsequent Prime Minister

Alexandru Averescu


Chamber of DeputiesEdit

People's Party206+199
Romanian National Party27–142
National Liberal Party16–87
Peasants' Party25–36
Bessarabian Peasants' Party23–49
Socialist Party19+12
Conservative-Democratic Party17New
Democratic Nationalist Party–Iorga10New
German Party10New
Transylvanian Peasants' Party6+2
Democratic Nationalist Party–Cuza2New
Democratic Union Party1–19
Other parties4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


People's Party124+124
Romanian National Party14–62
Peasants' Party10–18
Bessarabian Peasants' Party6–29
Conservative-Democratic Party4New
Socialist Party3+3
Democratic Nationalist Party–Iorga2New
German Party2New
National Liberal Party1–53
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1591 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, pp1609–1611