These seven charts show the German political parties’ share of the popular vote in Reichstag elections from 1871 to 1890 (omitting 1874).

Party Share of the Popular Vote in the Reichstag Elections (1871–1890)


Source: Statistisches Jahrbuch für das Deutsche Reich, 1882, pp. 136f. (for 1871–1881); ibid., 1899, p. 158 (for 1884–1890). Also available online at LeMO (Lebendiges Museum Online), https://www.dhm.de/lemo/kapitel/kaiserreich/innenpolitik/parteien-und-wahlrecht.html

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