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Dutch general election, 1929


Dutch general election, 1929

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politics and government of
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General elections were held in the Netherlands on 3 July 1929.[1] The Roman-Catholic State Party remained the largest party in the House of Representatives, winning 30 of the 100 seats.[2]


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Roman-Catholic State Party 1,001,589 29.6 30 0
Social Democratic Workers' Party 804,714 23.8 24 0
Anti Revolutionary Party 391,832 11.6 12 –1
Christian Historical Union 354,548 10.5 11 0
Liberal State Party 249,105 7.4 8 –1
Free-thinking Democratic League 208,979 6.2 7 0
Reformed Political Party 76,709 2.3 3 +1
Communist Party Holland 67,541 2.0 2 +1
Middle Party for City and Country 39,955 1.2 1 New
Hervormd Gereformeerde Staatspartij 35,931 1.1 1 0
Farmers' League Left 34,805 1.0 1 0
General Welfare Party 113,795 3.4 0 New
Anti-Compulsory Voting Party 0 New
Christian Democratic Union 0 0
Christian Workers Party 0 New
Democratic Party 0 0
Federative Union 0 New
Main and Manual Workers 0 New
International People's Party 0 New
Inavalids' Party 0 New
Kiesvereniging Algemeen Belang 0 New
Small Middle Class Party 0 New
Siedenburg List 0 New
Verweij List 0 New
Van Nunen List 0 New
National Farmers' League 0 New
Neutral People's Party 0 New
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 New
Roman Catholic Farmers' Party 0 New
Roman Catholic People's Party 0 –1
Social Democratic People's Party 0 New
Social Economic People's Party 0 New
Union of Nationalists 0 New
People's Party 0 New
Free Christian Party 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 162,482
Total 3,541,985 100 100 0
Registered voters/turnout 3,821,612 92.7
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular Vote


  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1395 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1412
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