1899 Swedish general election

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Example of ballot paper used for election

General elections were held in Sweden on 22 September 1899.[1] The Lantmanna Party received a majority of the vote. Erik Gustaf Boström remained Prime Minister.


The Liberals and the Swedish Social Democratic Party ran joint lists in some constituencies.[2]


Only 25.4% of the male population aged over 21 was eligible to vote.[1] Voter turnout was 40.3%.[1]

Lantmanna Party72,80053.16137+39
Swedish Social Democratic Party10
Registered voters/turnout339,876
Source: Mackie & Rose[2]


  1. ^ a b c Leif Lewin (1989) Ideology and Strategy: A Century of Swedish Politics Cambridge University Press, p329
  2. ^ a b Thomas T Mackie & Richard Rose (1991) The International Almanac of Electoral History, Macmillan, pp404–406