1926 Hungarian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary between 8 and 15 December 1926.[1] The result was a victory for the Unity Party, which won 161 of the 245 seats in Parliament. István Bethlen remained Prime Minister.[2]

1926 Hungarian parliamentary election

 1922 8–15 December 1926 1931 

All 245 seats in the Diet
123 seats needed for a majority
Turnout51.7%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader István Bethlen János Zichy Károly Peyer
Party EP KNGP MSZDP
Last election 140 seats, 38.2% did not contest 25 seats, 17%
Seats won 161 35 14
Seat change 21 11
Popular vote 482,086 175,275 126,824
Percentage 42.2% 15.3% 11.1%
Swing 4% 5.9%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Károly Rassay
Party Unofficial Unity Party candidates United Left Independents
Last election did not contest did not contest 26 seats, 8.9%
Seats won 9 9 10
Seat change 16
Popular vote 97,474 90,132 83,148
Percentage 8.5% 7.9% 7.3%
Swing 1.6%

  Seventh party Eighth party Ninth party
 
Leader Gyula Gömbös Gaszton Gaál Vince Nagy
Party MNFP AP F48P
Last election did not contest did not contest 1 seat, 2%
Seats won 2 3 1
Seat change 0
Popular vote 43,263 16,355 13,564
Percentage 3.8% 1.4% 1.2%
Swing 0.8%

Prime Minister before election

István Bethlen
EP

Elected Prime Minister

István Bethlen
EP