1985 Hungarian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Hungary on 8 June 1985.[1] The Patriotic People's Front, dominated by the Communist Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party, was the only organisation allowed to contest the election. All prospective candidates had to accept the Front's program in order to be eligible.[2]

1985 Hungarian parliamentary election

 1980 8 June 1985 1990 

All 387 seats in the National Assembly
Turnout94.02%
  First party Second party
 
Leader János Kádár
Party MSZMP Independents
Alliance HNF HNF
Leader since 25 October 1956
Seats won 288 98
Seat change 36 2

The HSWP, the only legal political party in the country, won 288 of the 387 seats, with 98 of the remaining 99 going to independents selected by the party. The one other seat remained unfilled until the following year.[3]