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Danish general election, 1994

Danish general election, 1994

21 September 1994

All 179 seats to the Folketing
90 seats were needed for a majority
Turnout 83.9%
  First party Second party
 
Leader Poul Nyrup Rasmussen Uffe Ellemann-Jensen
Party Social Democrats Venstre
Last election 69 seats, 37.4% 29, 15.8%
Seats won 62 42
Seat change 7 13
Popular vote 1,150,048 775,176
Percentage 34.6% 23.3%

Prime Minister before election

Poul Nyrup Rasmussen
Social Democrats

PM-elect

Poul Nyrup Rasmussen
Social Democrats

General elections were held in Denmark on 21 September 1994.[1] The coalition of the Social Democratic Party, the Danish Social Liberal Party and the Centre Democrats led by Poul Nyrup Rasmussen remained in power despite the Christian People's Party, which had been part of the government, failing to cross the 2% threshold and losing all four seats. Voter turnout was 84.3% in Denmark proper, 62.3% in the Faroe Islands and 56.7% in Greenland.[2]

Results

Denmark
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party 1,150,048 34.6 62 –7
Venstre 775,176 23.3 42 +13
Conservative People's Party 499,845 15.0 27 –3
Socialist People's Party 242,398 7.3 13 –2
Progress Party 214,057 6.4 11 –1
Danish Social Liberal Party 152,701 4.6 8 +1
Red-Green Alliance 104,701 3.1 6 +6
Centre Democrats 94,496 2.8 5 –4
Christian People's Party 61,507 1.9 0 –4
Independents 32,668 1.0 1 +1
Invalid/blank votes 33,040
Total 3,360,637 100 175 0
Faroe Islands
Union Party 4,304 22.4 1 +1
People's Party 4,159 21.7 1 ±0
Social Democratic Party 3,729 19.4 0 –1
Workers' Union 3,118 16.3 0 New
Republican Party 1,798 9.4 0 ±0
Self-Government Party 469 2.4 0 ±0
Christian People's Party 467 2.4 0 ±0
Independents 1,131 5.9 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 103
Total 19,278 100 2 0
Greenland
Solidarity 7,501 34.7 1 ±0
Centre Party 1,605 7.4 0 New
Independents 12,489 57.8 1 +1
Invalid/blank votes 765
Total 22,360 100 2 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
A
  
34.56%
V
  
23.30%
C
  
15.02%
F
  
7.28%
Z
  
6.43%
B
  
4.59%
Ø
  
3.15%
D
  
2.84%
Q
  
1.85%
Others
  
0.98%

References

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p525 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p548
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