• M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The Republic of Austria was proclaimed ou November 12, 1918. The Government was taken in hand by a National Assembly which appointed a temporary cabinet and proceeded to pass laws On February 16, 1919, the National Constitutional Assembly, consisting of only one Chamber, was duly elected on the basis of universal and proportional suffrage; every Austrian subject, male and female, has a vote if 21 years of ago, and is eligible if 30 years of age. At the elections held on April 24, 1927, the following parties were returned:—Christian. Socialists, 73; Social Democrats, 71; German Nationalists, 12; Peasants’ Party, 9; total, 165.


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1928

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