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Dutch East Indies Volksraad election, 1921

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Dutch East Indies Volksraad election, 1921

Elections to the Volksraad were held in the Dutch East Indies in 1921. The result was a victory for the Political Economic Union.

Electoral system

The Volksraad had a total of 48 members, half of which were elected and half appointed. Seats were also assigned to ethnic groups, with 25 for the Dutch population (twelve elected, thirteen appointed), 20 for the native population (twelve elected, eight appointed) and three for the Chinese population (all of which were appointed).

References

Dutch East Indies Volksraad election, 1921 Wikipedia


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