1937 Luxembourg general election


Partial general elections were held in Luxembourg on 6 June 1937, electing 26 of the 55 seats in the Chamber of Deputies in the centre and north of the country.[1][2] The Party of the Right won 13 of the 26 seats and remained the largest party with 25 of the 55 seats.[2]

1937 Luxembourg general election

 1934 6 June 1937 1945 

26 out of 55 seats in the Chamber of Deputies
28 seats needed for a majority
Party Leader % Seats ±
Party of the Right Joseph Bech 44.05 25 0
LA 25.72 18 +4
Democratic List 10.99 2 New
Radical Liberal Party 10.67 5 -2
GLBMA 3.48 1 New
Liberal Party 2.98 1 New
PIE 3 0
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Joseph Bech
Party of the Right
Joseph Bech
Party of the Right

Results


PartyVotes%Seats
Not upElectedTotal+/–
Party of the Right408,77344.051213250
Luxembourg Workers' Party238,66525.7211718+4
Democratic List102,01310.99022New
Radical Liberal Party99,02910.67325–2
Free List of Farmers, the Middle Class and Workers32,2653.48011New
Liberal Party27,6212.980110
Party of Farmers and the Middle Class19,6342.12000–2
Party of Independents of the East330
Total928,000100.00292655+1
Valid votes73,80194.35
Invalid/blank votes4,4195.65
Total votes78,220100.00
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References


  1. Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1244 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. Nohlen & Stöver, p1261