1930 Austrian legislative election

← 1927 9 November 1930 1945 →

165 seats in the National Council of Austria
83 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Leader Karl Seitz Karl Vaugoin
Party SPÖ CS
Leader since November 1918 30 September 1930
Last election 71, 42.28% 85, 48.24%
(As Unity List)
Seats won 72 66
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 19
Popular vote 1,517,146 1,314,956
Percentage 41.14% 35.65%
Swing Decrease 1.14% Decrease 12.41%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Leader Franz Dinghofer Ernst Rüdiger Starhemberg
Party NWB[a] HB
Leader since 8 August 1920 1930
Last election 9, 6.32%
(As Landbund)
New Party
Seats won 19 8
Seat change Increase 10 Increase 8
Popular vote 428,255 227,401
Percentage 11.61% 6.17%
Swing Increase 5.28% Increase 6.17%

Chancellor before election

Karl Vaugoin
CS

Elected Chancellor

Otto Ender
CS

Parliamentary elections were held in Austria on 9 November 1930.[1] The Social Democratic Party emerged as the largest faction in the National Council, with 72 of the 165 seats. Voter turnout was 90.2%.[2]

This was the last parliamentary election to take place in the period of the First Austrian Republic. A series of socialist-fascist clashes in 1934 was followed by the authoritarian Federal State of Austria and eventual Anschluss in 1938 with Nazi Germany.

Results

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Social Democratic Party 1,517,146 41.1 72 +1
Christian Social Party 1,314,956 35.7 66
National Economy Bloc[a] 428,255 11.6 19
Homeland Bloc 227,401 6.2 8 New
German National Socialist Workers' Party 111,627 3.0 0 0
Landbund for Austria 43,689 1.2 0
Communist Party of Austria 20,951 0.6 0 0
Austrian People's Party 14,980 0.4 0 New
Democratic Centre Party 6,719 0.2 0 New
Jewish List 2,133 0.1 0 New
Kaiser Loyalty People's Party 157 0.0 0 New
National Democratic Association 54 0.0 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 28,098
Total 3,716,166 100 165 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

a The National Economic Bloc was an alliance of the Greater German People's Party and the Landbund

Popular vote
SDAP
41.14%
CS
35.65%
GdP/LB
11.61%
HB
6.17%
DNSAP
3.03%
LB
1.18%
Other
1.22%
Parliamentary seats
SDAP
43.64%
CS
40.00%
GdP/LB
11.52%
HB
4.85%

References

  1. ^ Nohlen, Dieter; Stöver, Philip (31 May 2010). Elections in Europe: A data handbook. Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft. p. 196. ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7.
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p213