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Parliamentary elections were held in Poland on 1 June 1969.[1] The results, like with the other elections in communist Poland, were controlled by the communist government. The results of the 1969 election were identical to the 1965 elections and were repeated in 1972.

1969 Polish legislative election

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All 460 seats in the Sejm
  Majority party Minority party Third party
  Wladyslaw Gomulka.jpg Czesław Wycech.jpg Poseł Stanisław Kulczyński V kadencja.jpg
Leader Władysław Gomułka Czesław Wycech Stanisław Kulczyński
Party PZPR ZSL SD
Leader since 21 October 1956 1962 1956
Last election 255 seats 117 seats 39
Seats won 255 117 39
Seat change 0 0 0

ResultsEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Front of National Unity Polish United Workers' Party 20,473,114 99.2 255 0
United People's Party 117 0
Democratic Party 39 0
Independents 49 0
Blank ballots 161,569 0.8
Invalid votes 7,766
Total 20,642,449 100 460 0
Registered voters/turnout 21,148,879 97.6
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

As the other parties and "independents" were in fact subordinate to PZPR, its control of the Sejm was, in fact, total.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1491 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Andrzej Paczkowski; Jane Cave (2003). The spring will be ours: Poland and the Poles from occupation to freedom. Penn State Press. p. 229. ISBN 978-0-271-02308-3. Retrieved 3 June 2011.
  3. ^ Norman Davies (May 2005). God's Playground: 1795 to the present. Columbia University Press. p. 459. ISBN 978-0-231-12819-3. Retrieved 3 June 2011.