Danish Folketing election, 1906

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Danish Folketing election, 1906

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All 114 seats to the Folketing
58 seats were needed for a majority

  First party Second party Third party
  Jens Christian Christensen.png P. Knudsen.jpg Blank.png
Leader Jens Christian Christensen Peter Christian Knudsen ?
Party Venstre Social Democrats Højre
Last election 73 seats 16 seats 12 seats
Seats won 56 24 12
Seat change Decrease17 Increase8 Steady0
Popular vote 94,272 76,612 63,335
Percentage 31.2% 25.4% 21.0%

  Fourth party Fifth party
  Zahle.jpg
Leader Carl Theodor Zahle ?
Party Social Liberals Moderate Venstre
Last election New 12 seats
Seats won 9 9
Seat change Increase9 Decrease3
Popular vote 38,151 20,487
Percentage 12.6% 6.8%

Prime Minister before election

Jens Christian Christensen
Venstre

Elected Prime Minister

Jens Christian Christensen
Venstre

Folketing elections were held in Denmark on 29 May 1906.[1] The result was a victory for the Venstre Reform Party, which won 56 of the 114 seats. Voter turnout was 69.8%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Venstre Reform Party 94,272 31.2 56 –17
Social Democratic Party 76,612 25.4 24 +8
Højre 63,335 21.0 12 0
Danish Social Liberal Party 38,151 12.6 9 New
Moderate Venstre 20,487 6.8 9 –3
Independents 9,099 3.0 4 +3
No votes 116 0.0
Invalid/blank votes 3,666
Total 305,728 100 114 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p524 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p536