1920 Swedish general election

General elections were held in Sweden between 4 and 17 September 1920,[1] the last before universal suffrage was introduced the following year.[2] The Social Democratic Party remained the largest party, winning 75 of the 230 seats in the Second Chamber of the Riksdag.[3] Later in October 1920 Hjalmar Branting was succeeded as prime minister by Baron Louis De Geer.

1920 Swedish general election

 1917 4 September 1920 1921 

All 230 seats in the Riksdag
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Hjalmar Branting Arvid Lindman Raoul Hamilton
Party Social Democratic Electoral League Free-minded National
Last election 86 59 62
Seats won 75 71 47
Seat change 11 12 15
Popular vote 195,121 183,019 143,355
Percentage 29.6% 27.8% 21.8%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Johan Andersson  ? Zeth Höglund
Party Farmers' League National Farmers' Social Democratic Left
Last election 9 3 11
Seats won 20 10 7
Seat change 9 5 4
Popular vote 52,318 40,623 42,056
Percentage 7.9% 6.2% 6.4%

Prime Minister before election

Hjalmar Branting
Social Democratic

PM-elect

Louis de Geer
Independent