1931 Luxembourg general election

Partial general elections were held in Luxembourg on 7 June 1931, electing 25 of the 54 seats in the Chamber of Deputies in the centre and north of the country, as well as two seats in the south.[1][2] The Party of the Right won 14 of the 27 seats, and saw its total number of seats rise from 24 to 26.[2]

1931 Luxembourg general election
Luxembourg
← 1928 7 June 1931 1934 →

27 out of 54 seats in the Chamber of Deputies
28 seats needed for a majority
Party Leader % Seats ±
Party of the Right Joseph Bech 44.94 26 +2
LA 19.83 15 +3
Radical Socialist Party 10.11 4 -2
RP (Marcel Cahen) Marcel Cahen 8.49 2 +1
PACM Eugène Hoffmann 5.99 2 New
Independent Party Hubert Loutsch 5.23 2 0
PDPN Nicholas Mathieu 4.60 1 New
Independent Left 2 0
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Joseph Bech
Party of the Right
Joseph Bech
Party of the Right

ResultsEdit

PartyVotes%Seats
Not upElectedTotal+/–
Party of the Right348,65244.94121426+2
Luxembourg Workers' Party153,80519.8310515+3
Radical Socialist Party78,46410.11224–2
Radical Party (Marcel Cahen)65,8618.49022+1
Party of Farmers and the Middle Class46,4465.99022New
Independent Party40,5695.231120
Progressive Democratic Party of the North35,7024.60011New
Communist Party of Luxembourg6,2640.81000New
Independent Left220
Total775,763100.00272754+2
Valid votes65,62094.42
Invalid/blank votes3,8785.58
Total votes69,498100.00
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

By constituencyEdit

Constituency Seats Turnout Party Votes Seats
won
Centre 14 39,154 Party of the Right 185,144 6
Workers' Party 115,882 3
Radical Socialist Party 78,464 2
Radical Party 58,160 2
Independent Party 40,569 1
Communist Party 6,264 0
Nord 11 30,344 Party of the Right 163,508 7
Party of Farmers and the Middle Class 46,446 2
Workers' Party 37,923 1
Progressive Democratic Party of the North 35,702 1
Radical Party 7,701 0
Sud 2 44,846 Workers' Party 35,944 1
Party of the Right 30,637 1
Radical Socialist Party 10,883 0
Communist Party 4,543 0
Source: Luxemburger Wort, Luxemburger Wort

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1244 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Nohlen & Stöver, p1261