Soviet Election Posters

Here’s a small collection of Soviet election posters:

1

“Everyone to the polls! All to the all-nations holiday of our free homeland!”

2

“All to the polls.” The sign behind reads, “The Polling Station.”

3

“Choose someone worthy!”

4

“Every housewife should learn how to run the state” -(Lenin) “Don’t sit at home in the kitchen, go participate in the Soviet [council] elections!” “The female worker used to be in the dark [hidden], now she takes decisions in the Soviet!”

5

 “A competent Soviet woman votes for a socialist homeland, for a happy life!”
6

“Vote for the further prosperity of our cities and villages!”

7

“I’m voting for the candidates of the Communist Party and non-party candidates!”

8

“A deputy is the servant of the people”

9

“For the people’s happiness!”

10

“For the homeland! For Stalin! For peace! For communism!”

But we’re supposed to believe there were no elections.

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