1937 Dutch general election

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1937 Dutch general election
Netherlands
← 1933 26 May 1937 1946 →
Turnout94.4% (Decrease 0.1 pp)
Party Leader % Seats ±
RKSP Piet Aalberse 28.8% 31 +3
SDAP Johann Willem Albarda 21.9% 23 +1
ARP Hendrikus Colijn 16.4% 17 +3
CHU Dirk Jan de Geer 7.5% 8 -2
VDB Pieter Oud 5.9% 6 0
NSB Anton Mussert 4.2% 4 New
LSP Willem Carel Wendelaar 3.9% 4 -3
CPN Louis de Visser 3.4% 3 -1
CDU Harm van Houten 2.1% 2 +1
SGP Gerrit Hendrik Kersten 1.9% 2 -1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Hendrikus Colijn.png Hendrikus Colijn
ARP
Hendrikus Colijn
ARP
Hendrikus Colijn.png

General elections were held in the Netherlands on 26 May 1937.[1] The Roman Catholic State Party remained the largest party in the House of Representatives, winning 31 of the 100 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

1937 Dutch General Election.svg
PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Roman Catholic State Party1,170,43128.8431+3
Social Democratic Workers' Party890,66121.9523+1
Anti-Revolutionary Party665,50116.4017+3
Christian Historical Union302,8297.468–2
Free-thinking Democratic League239,5025.9060
National Socialist Movement in the Netherlands171,1374.224New
Liberal State Party160,2603.954–3
Communist Party of the Netherlands136,0263.353–1
Christian Democratic Union85,0042.092+1
Reformed Political Party78,6191.942–1
Revolutionary Socialist Party32,8460.810–1
Catholic Democratic Party27,6650.680New
Hervormd Gereformeerde Staatspartij24,5430.600–1
Actie Bouwman21,1910.520New
Christian National Action20,4870.500New
General Interest9,0380.220New
Dutch People's Fascism "Black Front"8,1780.200New
National Farmers', Horticulturists' and Middle Class Party6,8910.170–1
Alliance for National Reconstruction6,2700.150–1
National Socialist Dutch Workers Party9980.020New
Total4,058,077100.001000
Valid votes4,058,07796.32
Invalid/blank votes154,8263.68
Total votes4,212,903100.00
Registered voters/turnout4,462,85994.40
Source: Nederlandse verkiezingsuitslagen
Popular Vote
RKSP
28.84%
SDAP
21.95%
ARP
16.40%
CHU
7.46%
VDB
5.90%
NSB
4.22%
LSP
3.95%
CPN
3.35%
CDU
2.09%
SGP
1.94%
RSP
0.81%
KDP
0.68%
HGSP
0.60%
Other
1.80%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1396 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1413