1948 Romanian legislative election
Parliamentary elections were held in Romania on 28 March 1948. They were the first elections held by the Romanian People's Republic, proclaimed by the Communist-dominated legislature after King Michael abdicated in December 1947.
All 414 seats in the Great National Assembly
208 seats needed for a majority
With all meaningful opposition having been eliminated, the People's Democratic Front, dominated by the Communist Romanian Workers Party (PMR) received 93.2% of the vote and won 405 of the 414 seats in the Great National Assembly. Within the Front, the PMR and its allies won a total of 201 seats, seven short of a majority in its own right. Rump Liberal and Peasant parties appeared on the ballot, between them receiving 3.5 percent of the vote and winning nine seats.