1949 Liechtenstein general election

General elections were held in Liechtenstein on 6 February 1949.[1] The Progressive Citizens' Party won eight of the 15 seats in the Landtag,[2] but remained in coalition with the Patriotic Union.[3]

1949 Liechtenstein general election
Liechtenstein
← 1945 6 February 1949 February 1953 →

15 seats in the Landtag
8 seats needed for a majority
Party Leader % Seats +/–
FBP Alexander Frick 52.93 8 0
VU Otto Schaedler 47.07 7 0
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Alexander Frick
FBP
Alexander Frick
FBP

ResultsEdit

 
PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Progressive Citizens' Party1,55552.9380
Patriotic Union1,38347.0770
Total2,938100.00150
Valid votes2,93896.90
Invalid/blank votes943.10
Total votes3,032100.00
Registered voters/turnout3,28592.30
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

By electoral districtEdit

Electoral district Seats Electorate Party Elected members Substitutes Votes % Seats
Oberland 9 2,178 Patriotic Union
  • Alois Ritter
  • Wendelin Beck
  • Heinrich Brunhart
  • Johann Wachter
  • Alois Vogt
  • Franz Vogt
  • Josef Sele
  • Franz Hilbe
1,018 52.1 5
Progressive Citizens' Party
  • David Strub
  • Fidel Brunhart
  • Tobias Jehle
  • Engelbert Schädler
  • Josef Negele
  • Johann Beck
  • Emil Falk
935 47.9 4
Unterland 6 1,107 Progressive Citizens' Party
  • Eugen Schädler
  • Oswald Bühler
  • Rudolf Marxer
  • Eduard Oehri
  • Johann Georg Hasler
  • Hugo Kind
620 62.9 4
Patriotic Union
  • Johann Georg Hasler
  • Josef Marxer
  • Alois Hassler
  • Chrisostomus Oehri
365 37.1 2
Source: Statistisches Jahrbuch 2005, Vogt[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1165 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1182
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1157
  4. ^ Vogt, Paul (1987). 125 Jahre Landtag. Vaduz: Landtag of the Principality of Liechtenstein.