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General elections were held in the Netherlands on 3 July 1929.[1] The Roman Catholic State Party remained the largest party in the House of Representatives, winning 30 of the 100 seats.[2]

1929 Dutch general election
Netherlands
← 1925 3 July 1929 1933 →
Turnout92.7%
Party Leader % Seats ±
RKSP Willem Hubert Nolens 29.6% 30 0
SDAP Johann Willem Albarda 23.8% 24 0
ARP Hendrikus Colijn 11.6% 12 -1
CHU Dirk Jan de Geer 10.5% 11 0
LSP Dirk Fock 7.4% 8 -1
VDB Henri Marchant 6.2% 7 0
SGP Gerrit Hendrik Kersten 2.3% 3 +1
CPN Louis de Visser 2.0% 2 +1
MPSL Floris Vos 1.2% 1 New
HGSP Casper Lingbeek 1.1% 1 0
PB Arend Braat 1.0% 1 0
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Dirk Jan de Geer.jpg Dirk Jan de Geer
CHU
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck
RKSP
Beerenbrouck.jpg

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Roman Catholic State Party 1,001,589 29.6 30 0
Social Democratic Workers' Party 804,714 23.8 24 0
Anti-Revolutionary Party 391,832 11.6 12 –1
Christian Historical Union 354,548 10.5 11 0
Liberal State Party 249,105 7.4 8 –1
Free-thinking Democratic League 208,979 6.2 7 0
Reformed Political Party 76,709 2.3 3 +1
Communist Party Holland 67,541 2.0 2 +1
Middle Party for City and Country 39,955 1.2 1 New
Hervormd Gereformeerde Staatspartij 35,931 1.1 1 0
Farmers' League Left 34,805 1.0 1 0
General Welfare Party 113,795 3.4 0 New
Anti-Compulsory Voting Party 0 New
Christian Democratic Union 0 0
Christian Workers Party 0 New
Democratic Party 0 0
Federative Union 0 New
Main and Manual Workers 0 New
International People's Party 0 New
Inavalids' Party 0 New
Kiesvereniging Algemeen Belang 0 New
Small Middle Class Party 0 New
Siedenburg List 0 New
Verweij List 0 New
Van Nunen List 0 New
National Farmers' League 0 New
Neutral People's Party 0 New
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 New
Roman Catholic Farmers' Party 0 New
Roman Catholic People's Party 0 –1
Social Democratic People's Party 0 New
Social Economic People's Party 0 New
Union of Nationalists 0 New
People's Party 0 New
Free Christian Party 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 162,482
Total 3,541,985 100 100 0
Registered voters/turnout 3,821,612 92.7
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular Vote
RKSP
29.64%
SDAP
23.81%
ARP
11.59%
CHU
10.49%
LSP
7.37%
VDB
6.18%
SGP
2.27%
CPH
2.00%
MPSL
1.18%
HGSP
1.06%
PB
1.03%
RKVP
0.70%
RSP
0.65%
Other
3.96%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1395 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1412