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Polish legislative election, 1969

Polish legislative election, 1969
1965 ←
1 June 1969 (1969-06-01)
→ 1972

All 460 seats in the Sejm
  Majority party Minority party
Leader Władysław Gomułka Czesław Wycech
Party PZPR
Leader since October 21, 1956 1962
Last election 255 seats, 55% 117 seats, 25.4%
Seats won 255 117
Seat change 0 0
Percentage 55.4% 25.4%
Swing 0 0

  Third party Fourth party
Leader Independent Stanisław Kulczyński
Party Independent Democratic Party
Leader since 1956
Last election 49 39
Seats won 49 39
Seat change 0 0
Percentage 10.7% 8.5%
Swing 0 0

Parliamentary elections were held in Poland on 1 June 1969.[1] The results, like with the other elections in communist Poland, were controlled by the communist government. The results of the 1965 election would be duplicated, exactly, by the 1969 and 1972 elections.


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Front of National Unity Polish United Workers' Party 20,473,114 99.2 255 0
United People's Party 117 0
Democratic Party 39 0
Independents 49 0
Blank ballots 161,569 0.8
Invalid votes 7,766
Total 20,642,449 100 460 0
Registered voters/turnout 21,148,879 97.6
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

As the other parties and "independents" were in fact subordinate to PZPR, its control of the Sejm was, in fact, total.[2][3]


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