1962 Liechtenstein general election

General elections were held in Liechtenstein on 25 March 1962.[1] The Progressive Citizens' Party won eight of the 15 seats in the Landtag,[2] but remained in coalition with the Patriotic Union.[3] This was the first election contested by the Christian Social Party.

1962 Liechtenstein general election
Liechtenstein
← 1958 25 March 1962 1966 →

15 seats in the Landtag
8 seats needed for a majority
Party Leader % Seats +/–
FBP Gerard Batliner 47.18 8 -1
VU Otto Schaedler 42.73 7 +1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Alexander Frick
FBP
Gerard Batliner
FBP

ResultsEdit

 
PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Progressive Citizens' Party1,59947.188–1
Patriotic Union1,44842.737+1
Christian Social Party34210.090New
Total3,389100.00150
Valid votes3,38998.20
Invalid/blank votes621.80
Total votes3,451100.00
Registered voters/turnout3,64694.65
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

By electoral districtEdit

Electoral district Seats Electorate Party Elected members Substitutes Votes % Seats
Oberland 9 2,458 Progressive Citizens' Party
  • Martin Risch
  • Hans Gassner
  • Meinrad Ospelt
  • Stefan Wachter Jr.
  • Franz Josef Schurte
  • Josef Büchel
  • Fidel Brunhart
  • Marzellin Kindle
  • Guido Wolf
1,038 45.6 5
Patriotic Union
  • Roman Gassner
  • Otto Schädler
  • Johann Beck
  • Alois Vogt
  • Andreas Vogt
  • Samuel Kindle
  • Gustav Ospelt
  • Hans Hilti
1,023 44.9 4
Christian Social Party 217 9.5 0
Unterland 6 1,188 Progressive Citizens' Party
  • Ernst Büchel
  • Leo Gerner
  • Georg Oehri
  • Alfons Büchel
  • Josef Hoop
  • Otto Kranz
561 50.5 3
Patriotic Union
  • Franz Nägele
  • Paul Oehri
  • Alois Oehri
  • Oswald Hasler
  • Alois Hassler
  • Martin Kind
425 38.3 3
Christian Social Party 125 11.2 0
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.