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Dutch general election, 1933

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General elections were held in the Netherlands on 26 April 1933.[1] The Roman-Catholic State Party remained the largest party in the House of Representatives, winning 28 of the 100 seats.[2]


Men putting up election posters
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Roman-Catholic State Party 1,037,364 27.9 28 –2
Social Democratic Workers' Party 798,632 21.5 22 –2
Anti Revolutionary Party 499,892 13.4 14 +2
Christian Historical Union 339,809 9.1 10 –1
Liberal State Party 258,732 7.0 7 –1
Free-thinking Democratic League 188,952 5.1 6 –1
Communist Party Holland 118,238 3.2 4 +2
Reformed Political Party 93,274 2.5 3 0
Revolutionary Socialist Party 48,405 1.3 1 +1
National Farmers', Horticulturists' and Middle Class Party 47,688 1.3 1 0
Roman Catholic People's Party 40,904 1.1 1 +1
Christian Democratic Union 38,464 1.0 1 +1
Hervormd Gereformeerde Staatspartij 33,930 0.9 1 0
Alliance for National Reconstruction 30,332 0.8 1 New
General Workers' League 147,212 4.0 0 New
General Democratic Union 0 New
General Dutch Fascist League 0 New
General Welfare Party 0 0
General Dutch Tenants' League 0 New
Anti-Crisis Party 0 New
Central Democratic Labour Party 0 New
Christian Workers Party 0 0
Handeldrijvende Middenstand 0 New
Main and Manual Workers 0 0
Catholic Democratic League 0 New
Bongers List 0 New
De Wit List 0 New
Eijking List 0 New
Engels List 0 New
Groothuis List 0 New
Jacobs List 0 New
Triesscheijn List 0 New
Wolswinkel List 0 New
Limburg Federation 0 New
Market Traders 0 New
National Socialist Party 0 New
Nationaal Verbond Plicht, Orde, Recht 0 New
National Union of Labour Interest 0 New
National Workmen's Party 0 New
Dutch League of Taxpayers 0 New
Dutch Fascist Union 0 New
New Socialist Party 0 New
Independent Socialist Party 0 New
Independent Businessmen 0 New
Building and Reconciliation 0 New
Orange Fascists 0 New
Proletarian Group 0 New
Justice and Freedom 0 New
RK Bouwvakarbeiders 0 New
Roman Catholic Labour Party 0 New
Universal Party 0 New
Union of Nationalists 0 0
For General Welfare 0 New
Zuiderzee Party 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 177,827
Total 3,899,655 100 100 0
Registered voters/turnout 4,126,490 94.5
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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