Twenty-eight Jewish Councillors Elected to Warsaw City Government
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Twenty-eight Jewish Councillors Elected to Warsaw City Government

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Twenty-eight Jewish councillors were elected to the Warsaw city government in the municipal elections held here on the 22nd.

Fifteen were elected on the list of the bloc of Jewish national parties, seven by the Jewish labor party, Bund; three Poale Zion; two by the Orthodox Agudath Israel, and one by the Jewish Landlords’ Association. The Jewish Voelkist party suffered complete defeat; its candidate, Noah Prylucki was not reelected.

The number of Jewish councillors elected is the same as that in the previous term.

Of the Polish parties, the bloc of the Right parties received 118,000 votes, electing 46 councillors; the Pilsudski parties received 40,000 votes, electing 16; the Polish Socialist Party 72,000 votes, giving them 28 seats; the Polish national workers party 6,000 votes, electing 2. The Communist list, which was declared void, received 66,500 votes. The bloc of Jewish national parties received 39,400 votes; the Bund 19,875; the Poale Zion 7,862, the Agudath Israel 5,800; the Jewish Landlord’s Association 2,549.

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