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Legislative election to elect members of the Abgeordnetenhaus(lower house) of the Reichsrat was held over several days in August 1885. It was the first election in the history of the Austrian Empire that resulted in the victory of centre-left party coalition. 

Results

Voting

Party Votes %
Austrian Conservative Party 744.810 36,6
Greater Austrian Unionists 545.380 26,8
Austrian Centre Party 347.985 17,1
Hungarian Freedom Party 148.555 7,3
German Social Democratic Labour Party 99.715 4,9
Monarchist Party 99.715 4,9
Austrian People's Party  48.840 2,4
Total 2.035.000 100

  Seats

Grouping Seats

Government Coalition(GAU, ÖZP, HFP)

264
HM's Opposition(ACP)  190
German Social Democratic Labour Party 25
Monarchist Party 25
Austrian People's Party 12
Total 516


1886 chart

Parliament chart after the election