1924 Swedish general election

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1924 Swedish general election

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All 230 seats in the
  First party Second party Third party
Leader Hjalmar Branting Arvid Lindman Carl Gustaf Ekman
Party Social Democrats Electoral League Free-minded
Last election 93 62 41
Seats won 104 65 29
Seat change Increase11 Increase3 Decrease12
Popular vote 725,407 461,257 228,913
Percentage 41.09% 26.12% 12.97%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
Leader Johan Andersson Eliel Löfgren Nils Flyg
Party Farmers' League Liberals Communist
Last election 21 7
Seats won 23 4 4
Seat change Increase2 New Decrease3
Popular vote 190,396 69,627 63,301
Percentage 10.78% 3.94% 3.60%

  Seventh party
Leader Zeth Höglund
Party Höglund Communist
Last election
Seats won 1
Seat change New
Popular vote 26,301
Percentage 1.49%

Largest bloc and seats won by constituency

Prime Minister before election

Ernst Trygger

Electoral League


Hjalmar Branting
Social Democrats

Caricature in a communist newspaper, on the new government formed by Hjalmar Branting after the elections

General elections were held in



Swedish Social Democratic Party725,40741.09104+11
General Electoral League461,25726.1265+3
Free-minded National Association228,91312.9729–12
Farmers' League190,39610.7823+2
Liberal Party69,6273.944New
Communist Party63,6013.604–3
Communist Party (Höglund Tendency)26,3011.491New
Other parties840.0000
Valid votes1,765,58699.69
Invalid/blank votes5,4730.31
Total votes1,771,059100.00
Registered voters/turnout3,338,89253.04
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


After the election the

Gustav V asked Hjalmar Branting
to form a new Cabinet which the Social Democratic leader accepted.


  1. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1872