1923 Austrian legislative election

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All 165 seats in the National Council
83 seats needed for a majority
Turnout3,350,855
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Ignaz Seipel Karl Seitz Franz Dinghofer
Party CS SDAPÖ GDVP
Leader since 31 May 1922 8 August 1920
Last election 85 seats, 41.79% 69 seats, 35.99% 21 seats, 13.08%
Seats won 82 68 10
Seat change Decrease 3 Decrease 1 Decrease 11
Popular vote 1,459,047 1,311,870 259,379
Percentage 44.05% 39.60% 7.83%
Swing Increase 2.26% Increase 3.61% Decrease 5.25%

Chancellor before election

Ignaz Seipel
CS

Elected Chancellor

Ignaz Seipel
CS

Parliamentary elections were held in Austria on 21 October 1923. The result was a victory for the Christian Social Party, which won 82 of the 165 seats.[1] Voter turnout was 87.0%.[2]

Results

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Christian Social Party 1,459,047 44.1 82 –3
Social Democratic Party 1,311,870 39.6 68 –1
Association of the Greater German People's Party and Landbund 259,375 7.8 10
Landbund 99,583 3.0 5 −2
Carinthian Unity List (CS and GdP) 95,465 2.9 0 New
Jewish Electoral Group 24,970 0.8 0 New
Communist Party of Austria 22,164 0.7 0 0
Middle Class Democratic Party 18,886 0.6 0 New
Party of the Carinthian Slovenes 9,868 0.3 0 0
Czechoslovakian Minority Party 7,580 0.2 0 New
Croatian Party 2,557 0.1 0 New
Kaiser Loyalty People's Party 1,235 0.0 0 New
Federation of all Workers 6 0.0 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 38,249
Total 3,350,855 100 165 –18
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
CS
44.05%
SDAP
39.60%
GdP/LB
7.83%
LB
3.01%
EL
2.88%
Other
3.33%
Parliamentary seats
CS
49.70%
SDAP
41.21%
GdP/LB
6.06%
LB
3.03%

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p219 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p212