Too far: Polish MEP gives Nazi salute, shouts facist slogan in EU parliament
Saar Elections 13/01/1935 (1935)
Citizens of Memel (Klaipeda) vote on sovereignty (1935)
French General Elections (1958)
Parliamentary elections were held in Germany on 29 March 1936. They took the form of a single-question referendum, asking voters whether they approved of the military occupation of the Rhineland and a single party list for the new Reichstag composed exclusively of Nazis and nominally independent ‘guests’ of the party. Like previous elections in Nazi Germany, it was characterized by high turnout and a massively lopsided result, with an official 99.0% turnout. In a publicity stunt, a handful of voters were packed aboard the airships Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg, which flew above the Rhineland as those aboard cast their ballots.