1975 Hungarian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary on 15 June 1975.[1] The Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party was the only party to contest the elections, and won 215 of the 352 seats, with the remaining 137 going to independents selected by the party.[2]

1975 Hungarian parliamentary election

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All 352 seats in the National Assembly
Turnout97.6%
  First party Second party
  János Kádár (fototeca.iiccr.ro).jpg No image.svg
Leader János Kádár
Party MSZMP Independents
Alliance HNF HNF
Leader since 25 October 1956
Seats won 215 137
Seat change Decrease9 Increase9

All prospective candidates had to accept the program of the Patriotic People's Front, which was dominated by the HSWP. While it was possible for more than one candidate to run in a constituency,[3] only 34 of 352 constituencies had more than one candidate.[4]

ResultsEdit

 
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party 99.6 215 –9
Independents 137 +9
Against 0.4
Invalid/blank votes
Total 7,527,169 100 352 0
Registered voters/turnout 7,760,464 97.0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p. 899. ISBN 9783832956097
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p. 931
  3. ^ Burant, Stephen R. Hungary: A Country Study p181
  4. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p. 923