1922 Swiss federal election

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]

ResultsEdit

National CouncilEdit

SummaryEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Free Democratic Party 208,144 28.3 60 0
Social Democratic Party 170,974 23.3 43 +2
Conservative People's Party 153,836 20.9 44 +3
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 118,382 16.1 34 +4
Liberal Democratic Party 29,041 4.0 10 +1
Democratic Group 15,144 2.1 3 –1
Communist Party 13,441 1.8 2 New
Grütli Union 9,313 1.3 0 –2
Evangelical People's Party 6,306 0.9 1 0
Liberal Socialist Party 1,106 0.2 0 New
National Progressive Party 8,717 1.2 1 New
Independent Free Voters 0 New
Young Liberals 0 New
Young Radicals 0 –1
Invalid/blank votes 16,455
Total 750,859 100 198 +9
Registered voters/turnout 983,238 76.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

By constituencyEdit

Constituency Seats Party Seats
won
Aargau 12 Social Democratic Party 4
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 3
Conservative People's Party 3
Free Democratic Party 2
Appenzell Ausserrhoden 3 Free Democratic Party 2
Social Democratic Party 1
Appenzell Innerrhoden 1 Conservative People's Party 1
Basel-Landschaft 4 Free Democratic Party 3
Social Democratic Party 1
Basel-Stadt 7 Social Democratic Party 2
Communist Party 1
Conservative People's Party 1
Free Democratic Party 1
Liberal Democratic Party 1
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 1
Bern 34 Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 17
Social Democratic Party 10
Free Democratic Party 5
Conservative People's Party 2
Fribourg 7 Conservative People's Party 5
Free Democratic Party 2
Geneva 8 Liberal Democratic Party 3
Social Democratic Party 3
Free Democratic Party 2
Conservative People's Party 1
Glarus 2 Democratic Group 1
Free Democratic Party 1
Grisons 6 Free Democratic Party 3
Conservative People's Party 2
Social Democratic Party 1
Lucerne 9 Conservative People's Party 5
Free Democratic Party 3
Social Democratic Party 1
Neuchâtel 7 Free Democratic Party 2
Liberal Democratic Party 2
Social Democratic Party 2
National Progressive Party 1
Nidwalden 1 Conservative People's Party 1
Obwalden 1 Conservative People's Party 1
Schaffhausen 3 Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 2
Free Democratic Party 1
Schwyz 3 Conservative People's Party 2
Free Democratic Party 1
Solothurn 7 Free Democratic Party 3
Conservative People's Party 2
Social Democratic Party 2
St. Gallen 15 Conservative People's Party 7
Free Democratic Party 5
Social Democratic Party 2
Democratic Group 1
Ticino 8 Free Democratic Party 4
Conservative People's Party 3
Social Democratic Party 1
Thurgau 7 Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 3
Conservative People's Party 1
Democratic Group 1
Free Democratic Party 1
Social Democratic Party 1
Uri 1 Free Democratic Party 1
Vaud 16 Free Democratic Party 8
Liberal Democratic Party 4
Social Democratic Party 3
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 1
Valais 6 Conservative People's Party 5
Free Democratic Party 1
Zug 2 Conservative People's Party 1
Free Democratic Party 1
Zürich 27 Social Democratic Party 9
Free Democratic Party 8
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 7
Communist Party 1
Conservative People's Party 1
Evangelical People's Party 1
Source: Bundesamt für Statistik

Council of StatesEdit

SummaryEdit

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

Party Seats +/–
Free Democratic Party 23 0
Swiss Conservative People's Party 17 0
Liberal Democratic Party 1 –1
Democratic Group 1 0
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents 1 0
Social Democratic Party 1 +1
Other parties 0 0
Total 44 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

By cantonEdit

Constituency Seats Party Elected members
Aargau 2 Free Democratic Party Gottfried Keller
Free Democratic Party Peter Emil Isler
Appenzell Ausserrhoden 1 Free Democratic Party Johannes Baumann
Appenzell Innerrhoden 1 Conservative People's Party Carl Rusch
Basel-Landschaft 1 Free Democratic Party Gustav Johann Schneider
Basel-Stadt 1 Free Democratic Party Victor Emil Scherer
Bern 2 Free Democratic Party Paul Charmillot
Party of Farmers, Traders and Independents Carl Moser
Fribourg 2 Conservative People's Party Georges de Montenach
Conservative People's Party Emile Savoy
Geneva 2 Free Democratic Party Alexandre Moriaud
Social Democratic Party Charles Burklin
Glarus 2 Democratic Group Edwin Hauser
Free Democratic Party Philippe Mercier
Grisons 2 Conservative People's Party Friedrich Brügger
Free Democratic Party Andreas Laely
Lucerne 2 Conservative People's Party Jakob Sigrist
Conservative People's Party Josef Winiger
Neuchâtel 2 Free Democratic Party Ernest Béguin
Liberal Party Pierre de Meuron
Nidwalden 1 Conservative People's Party Jakob Konstantin Wyrsch
Obwalden 1 Conservative People's Party Adalbert Wirz
Schaffhausen 2 Free Democratic Party Albert Ammann
Free Democratic Party Heinrich Bolli
Schwyz 2 Conservative People's Party Martin Ochsner
Conservative People's Party Josef Räber
Solothurn 2 Free Democratic Party Hugo Dietschi
Free Democratic Party Robert Schöpfer
St. Gallen 2 Free Democratic Party Johannes Geel
Conservative People's Party Anton August Messmer
Ticino 2 Free Democratic Party Brenno Bertoni
Free Democratic Party Arnaldo Bolla
Thurgau 2 Free Democratic Party Albert Böhi
Free Democratic Party Rudolf Huber
Uri 2 Conservative People's Party Karl Huber
Conservative People's Party Franz Muheim
Vaud 2 Free Democratic Party Émile Dind
Free Democratic Party Henri Simon
Valais 2 Conservative People's Party Joseph Ribordy
Conservative People's Party Raymund Loretan
Zug 2 Conservative People's Party Josef Andermatt
Conservative People's Party Josef Hildebrand
Zürich 2 Free Democratic Party Gustav Keller
Free Democratic Party Oskar Wettstein

ReferencesEdit

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