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Parliamentary Representatives and Parliamentary Representation in Hungary (1848-1918)

József Pap

This book focuses on the history of Hungarian parliamentarism. Beside classic methods of historiography, the author utilizes statistical and GIS methods in his analysis. He combines the micro and macro levels of research. The book analyses the social composition of the MPs and introduces the Hungarian electoral system and its special ethnic and regional features. The author shows the operation and the problems of Hungarian parliamentarism and provides a clearer picture of the Parliament in the dualistic era.

Development of the parliamentary representation framework – The Social Composition of MPs in the Early 20th Century – Statistical analysis of the parliamentary elections (1887-1905) – Election results and representatives (1901-1910) – The suffrage reform and the composition of electors in Transylvania