Events Relating to the Rise of the Third Reich in 1928  
  May 1928  
  The ban on public speaking in Bavaria for Adolf Hitler was lifted.  
  Sunday, May 20, 1928  
  In the national elections in Germany the Nazi Party polled 810,000 votes out of 31,000,000 cast. The Nazis received 12 seats of 491 in the Reichstag. The conservative Nationalists lost votes falling from six million in 1924 to 4 million and saw their seats in the Reichstag fall from 103 to 73. The Social Democrats polled more than nine million votes, up by 1,250,000 in 1934, and saw their seats in the Reichstag rise to 153 making them the dominant party in German politics.  

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