Background[ edit ] Campaigning in front of a polling place in Berlin SinceGermany had been suffering from the Great Depression ; unemployment had risen from 8.
Hindenburg appointed a minority government, headed by the Centre Party's Heinrich Brüningwhich could only govern by using Hindenburg's emergency powers. The September elections produced a highly fragmented Reichstag, making the formation of a stable government impossible.
The elections also saw the Nazi Party single party weimar to national prominence,  gaining 95 seats. Brüning's policies, implemented via presidential decree and tolerated by parliament, failed to solve the economic crisis but weakened the parliamentary system. In Marchpresidential elections pitted the incumbent Hindenburg, supported by pro-democratic parties, against Hitler and the Communist Ernst Thälmann.
Hitler received around a third of the vote and was defeated in the second round in April by Hindenburg, who won a narrow majority. Papen's cabinet had almost no support in kassel kennenlernen Reichstag.
Only three days after his appointment, he was faced with the opposition and had Hindenburg dissolve the Reichstag and called for new elections for single party weimar July so that the Reichstag could not dismiss him immediately.
That inevitably led to clashes with the Communist paramilitary. Results[ edit ] The elections resulted in significant gains by the Nazi Party; with seats, it became the single party weimar party in single party weimar for the first time, but lacked an overall majority. Neither the Nazi Party nor Hindenburg had a governing majority, and the other parties refused to co-operate, meaning no coalition government with a majority could be formed.