1931 Hungarian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary between 28 and 30 June 1931.[1] The result was a victory for the Unity Party, which won 149 of the 245 seats in Parliament. István Bethlen remained Prime Minister, but resigned on 24 August due to the effects of the Great Depression and was replaced by Gyula Károlyi.[2]

1931 Hungarian parliamentary election

 1926 28–30 June 1931 1935 

All 245 seats in the Diet
123 seats needed for a majority
Turnout59.2%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader István Bethlen János Zichy Gaszton Gaál
Party EP KGSZP FKGP
Last election 161 seats, 42.2% 35 seats, 15.3% did not contest
Seats won 149 32 10
Seat change 12 3
Popular vote 603,576 184,618 173,477
Percentage 40% 12.2% 11.5%
Swing 2.2% 3.1%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Károly Peyer
Party MSZDP Independents Unofficial Unity Party candidates
Last election 14 seats, 11.1% 10 seats, 7.3% 9 seats, 8.5%
Seats won 14 16 8
Seat change 0 6 1
Popular vote 165,794 109,127 84,156
Percentage 11% 7.2% 5.6%
Swing 0.1% 0.1% 2.9%

  Seventh party Eighth party Ninth party
 
Leader Károly Rassay István Friedrich János Vázsonyi
Party ESZDP KE NDP
Last election did not contest did not contest did not contest
Seats won 4 2 2
Seat change
Popular vote 45,977 17,880 15,930
Percentage 3% 1.2% 1.1%
Swing

Prime Minister before election

István Bethlen
EP

Elected Prime Minister

István Bethlen
EP