1887 Hungarian parliamentary election


Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary between 17 and 26 July 1887. The result was a victory for the Liberal Party, which won 263 of the 413 seats.

1887 Hungarian parliamentary election

 1884 17–26 July 1887 1892 

All 413 seats in the Diet
207 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Gusztáv Vizsolyi Dániel Irányi Dezső Szilágyi
Party Liberal Party Party of Independence and '48 Moderate Opposition
Last election 234 seats, 56.52% did not contest 64 seats, 15.46%
Seats won 263 78 44
Seat change 29 20
Percentage 63.68% 18.89% 10.65%
Swing 7.16% 4.81%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Győző Istóczy
Party National Antisemitic Party Ethnic minority parties Independents
Last election 17 seats, 4.12% 15 seats, 3.63% 8 seats, 1.94%
Seats won 11 9 8
Seat change 6 6 0
Percentage 2.66% 2.18% 1.94%
Swing 1.46% 1.45% 0

Prime Minister before election

Kálmán Tisza
Liberal Party

Elected Prime Minister

Kálmán Tisza
Liberal Party

Violence during the election campaign resulted in the death of nine men and twelve people being seriously injured.[1]

Results


Party Seats +/– Notes
Liberal Party263+29Government
Moderate Opposition44–20Opposition
Party of Independence and '4878+3Opposition
National Antisemitic Party11–6Opposition
Minorities' Party9–6Opposition
Independents80Independent
Total4130

References


  1. "Hungarian Parties", The Times, 27 June 1887