1878 Hungarian parliamentary election


Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary between 5 and 14 August 1878. The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 239 of the 413 seats.

1878 Hungarian parliamentary election

 1875 5–14 August 1878 1881 

All 413 seats in the Diet
207 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader István Gorove Lajos Mocsáry Dezső Szilágyi
Party Liberal Party Independence Party United Opposition
Last election 333 seats, 80.43% 36 seats, 8.7% did not contest
Seats won 239 76 75
Seat change 94 40
Percentage 57.87% 18.4% 18.16%
Swing 22.56% 9.7%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Leader
Party Independents Ethnic minority parties
Seats won 14 9
Percentage 3.39% 2.18%

Prime Minister before election

Kálmán Tisza
Liberal Party

Elected Prime Minister

Kálmán Tisza
Liberal Party

Results


Party Seats  % Parliamentary role
Liberal Party 239 57,87% government
United Opposition 75 18,16% opposition
Independence Party 76 18,40% opposition
Minorities' Party 9 2,18% opposition
Independent 14 3,39% independent
Total 413 100%