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by Alphonse Eylenburg
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Elections in 11 major countries from 1920 to 2020

US, UK, Canada, Australia, EU, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Japan

Last updated: 2020

In this post I am showing the parliamentary seats held by the various political blocs across multiple nations from c.1920 to today.

The graph only shows the parliamentary seats held in the lower house or legislative assembly. So in fact, it doesn't necessarily show only the democratic election results, but also the times of dictatorships.

I looked at the following countries:

I grouped the parties into these blocs:

The most striking finding is that the Anglo countries have not seen any extremist parties in parliament, which is probably due to their 'majority voting' (first past the post) systems.

Elections in 11 major countries from 1920 to 2020 including US, UK, Canada, Australia, EU, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Japan

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