1905 Swedish general election

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General elections were held in Sweden in September 1905.[1]


Only 30.6% of the male population aged over 21 was eligible to vote.[1] Voter turnout was 50.4%, the first time it had ever been higher than 50%.[1]

General Electoral League98,35945.26108–11
Free-minded National Association98,28745.23109+2
Swedish Social Democratic Party20,6779.5113+9
Registered voters/turnout432,099
Source: Mackie & Rose[2]


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