Cisleithanian legislative election, 1907

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    view · Imperial Council were held in Cisleithania, the Austrian section of Austria-Hungary over several days in May 1907.[1] They were the first elections held under universal male suffrage, after the Becksche Wahlreform had been passed earlier in the year, which had abolished tax paying requirements for voters.[2] However, seat allocations were based on tax revenues from the States.[2] The Christian Social Party emerged as the largest bloc in Parliament, holding 96 of the 516 seats. Voter turnout was 84.6%.[3]

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    Results

    Voting

    Nation Party Votes %
    Croatian Nation Croatian Party 35,407 0.8
    Croatian Nationals 23,482 0.5
    Pure Justice Party 16,013 0.3
    Independents 6,373 0.1
    Czech Nation Social Democratic Party 389,960 8.4
    Agrarian 206,784 4.5
    Clerical 182,500 4.0
    Young Czech Party 78,679 1.7
    Czech National Social Party 75,101 1.6
    Progressive People's Party 37,845 0.8
    Old Czech Party 32,224 0.7
    Radical Progressives 9,899 0.2
    Radical Constitutionalists 7,879 0.2
    Independents 54,823 1.2
    Czech Realist Party
    Zählkandidaten
    National Party
    German Nation Christian Social Party 542,505 11.7
    Social Democrats 513,219 11.1
    Conservatives 193,753 4.2
    Agrarians 132,978 2.9
    German People's Party 131,474 2.8
    German Progressive Party 103,315 2.2
    German Radicals (Free All Germans) 70,564 1.5
    All Germans 20,693 0.4
    Upper Austria Farmers' Club 15,283 0.3
    German Nationals 10,457 0.2
    Civil Servants' Party 5,701 0.1
    Free Socialists 5,289 0.1
    German Conservatives 4,947 0.1
    German Radicals 4,569 0.1
    Independent All Germans 3,659 0.1
    German Workers' Party 3,486 0.1
    Christian Germans 3,286 0.1
    Independents 2,806 0.1
    Social Politicians 2,386 0.1
    Tirol People's Association 1,113 0.0
    Radical Party 785 0.0
    Trade Party 150 0.0
    Italian Nation People's Party 59,519 1.3
    National-Liberals 27,723 0.6
    Social Democratic Party 19,918 0.4
    Independents 14,746 0.3
    Italian Nationals
    Progressive Agrarians
    Polish Nation People's Party 165,980 3.6
    Conservatives 131,540 2.8
    Centre 108,247 2.3
    National Democrats 104,544 2.3
    Social Democratic Party 65,057 1.4
    Democrats 45,942 1.0
    Christian Social Party 11,210 0.2
    Agrarian 18,352 0.4
    Independent Socialists
    National Party
    Progressive Democrats
    Ruthenian Nation Young Ruthenians 304,410 6.6
    Old Ruthenians 162,663 3.5
    Radical Farmers' Party 105,118 2.3
    Social Democratic Party 27,978 0.6
    Serb Nation Serb Party 11,783 0.3
    Independent Serbs
    Slovenian Nation Clerical 48,431 1.0
    People's Party 48,175 1.0
    Liberals 23,292 0.5
    Agrarian 49,123 1.1
    Independents
    National Progressives
    Pro-German Slovenians
    Slovenian Nationals
    Social Democratic Party
    Romanian Nation Romanian National Party 31,674 0.7
    Democrats 20,673 0.4
    Independents
    Social Democratic Party
    None Zionists 31,941 0.7
    Social Democratic Party 10,518 0.2
    Unknown 39,416 0.9
    Invalid/blank votes 58,990
    Total 4,676,350 100
    Source: Nohlen & Stöver

    Seats

    Grouping Seats
    Christian Social Union 96
    German National Association 51
    German Social Democrats 50
    Poland Club 50
    Bohemian Agrarian Club 30
    Bohemian Club 25
    Ukrainian Club 25
    Bohemian Social Democrats 24
    Union of South Slavs 20
    Catholic National Club 17
    Slovenian Club 17
    Polish People's Party 16
    German Progressive Union 15
    German Radical Union 13
    Italian Peoples' Party 10
    Union of Bohemian National Socialists and Radical Progressive Deputies 11
    Polish Social Democrats 6
    Italian Social Democrats 5
    Romanian Club 5
    Jewish Club 4
    Liberal Italian Club 4
    All German Group 3
    Ruthenian-Ukrainian Social Democrats 2
    Independents 12
    Total 516
    Source: Nohlen & Stöver

    References

    1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p196 ISBN 9873832956097
    2. ^ a b Nohlen & Stöver, p184
    3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p209

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