March 1914 Swedish general election

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March 1914 Swedish general election

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All 230 seats in the
  First party Second party Third party
Arvid Lindman.jpg
Hjalmar branting stor bild.jpg
Axel Schotte 1928.JPG
Leader Arvid Lindman Hjalmar Branting Axel Schotte
Party Electoral League Social Democrats Free-minded
Last election 64 64 102
Seats won 86 73 71
Seat change Increase22 Increase9 Decrease31
Popular vote 286,250 228,712 245,107
Percentage 37.65% 30.09% 32.24%

Prime Minister before election

Karl Staaff


Hjalmar Hammarskjöld

Electoral League

Early general elections were held in

Riksdag had been prematurely dissolved by the Cabinet of Hjalmar Hammarskjöld.[3] The General Electoral League emerged as the largest party, winning 86 of the 230 seats in the Second Chamber.[4]
As of 2022, this is the last time a Swedish election has not seen the Social Democrats win a plurality of seats.


Sweden Riksdag 1914(March).svg
General Electoral League286,25037.6586+22
Free-minded National Association245,10732.2471–31
Swedish Social Democratic Party228,71230.0973+9
Other parties1250.0200
Valid votes760,19499.58
Invalid/blank votes3,2290.42
Total votes763,423100.00
Registered voters/turnout1,092,45469.88
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. Statistiska Centralbyrån
    . Retrieved 22 June 2020.
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1864
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1871