Elections in the Free State of Prussia

The Free State of Prussia held elections to its Landtag between 1918 and 1933. From 1919 through 1928, these elections gave a plurality to the SPD. In 1932 and 1933, the NSDAP (Nazi Party) won pluralities, generally in line with the rest of Germany.[1][2]

Year 1919 1921 1924 1928 1932 1933
Party  % Seats  % Seats  % Seats  % Seats  % Seats  % Seats
SPD 36.4 145 25.9 109 24.9 114 29.0 137 21.2 94 16.6 80
Zentrum 22.3 94 17.9 76 17.6 81 15.2 71 15.3 67 14.1 68
DDP/DStP 16.2 65 5.9 26 5.9 27 4.4 21 1.5 2 0.7 3
DNVP 11.2 48 18.0 76 23.7 109 17.4 82 6.9 31 8.9 43
USPD 7.4 24 6.4 27        
DVP 5.7 23 14.0 59 9.8 45 8.5 40 1.5 7 1.0 3
DHP 0.5 2 2.4 11 1.4 6 1.0 4 0.3 1 0.2 2
SHBLD 0.4 1          
KPD   7.5 31 9.6 44 11.9 56 12.3 57 13.2 63
WP   1.2 4 2.4 11 4.5 21    
Polen   0.4 2 0.4 2      
NSFP     2.5 11      
NSDAP       1.8 6 36.3 162 43.2 211
CNBL       1.5 8    
VRP       1.2 2    
DVFP       1.1 2    
CSVD         1.2 2 0.9 3
Total seats 402 421 450 450 423 476
Prussia in the Weimar Republic shown in light blue.
Chart of election results.

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