World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Belgian regional elections, 1995

 

Belgian regional elections, 1995

On May 21, 1995, regional elections were held in Belgium, to choose representatives in the regional councils of Flanders, Wallonia, Brussels and the German-speaking Community of Belgium. It also was the first time elections were held for the Flemish and the Walloon Council. The regional elections were held on the same day as the federal election.

Flemish Parliament

 Summary of the 21 May 1995 Flemish Parliament election results
Party Main ideology Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
FLA BRU TOT
Christian People's Party (CVP) Christian democracy 1,010,505 26.78 35 2 37
Flemish Liberals and Democrats (VLD) Liberalism 761,262 20.18 26 1 27
Socialist Party (SP) Social democracy 733,703 19.45 25 1 26
Flemish Block (VB) Flemish nationalism 465,239 12.33 15 2 17
People's Union (VU) Flemish nationalism 338,173 8.96 9 0 9
Living Differently (AGALEV) Green politics 267,155 7.08 7 0 7
Union of Francophones (UF) Francophone minority politics 44,053 1.17 1 0 1
Others (parties and candidates that received less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 153,109 4.06 0 0 0
Valid votes 3,773,199 92.89
Blank and invalid votes 288,666 7.11
Totals 4,061,865 100.00 118 6 124
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout * 4,392,481 92.47
Notes: FLA = Flanders, BRU = Brussels (Capital Region), TOT = total / * = The number of registered voters is not known for the constituency to elect the Brussels Members of the Flemish Council (BMFC).
Consequently, the number of registered voters and the turnout for the Flemish Council considers only the 5 provincial constituencies, excluding the constituency BMFC.
Vote share
CVP
  
26.78%
VLD
  
20.18%
SP
  
19.45%
VB
  
12.33%
VU
  
8.96%
Agalev
  
7.08%
UF
  
1.17%
Other
  
4.06%

Walloon Regional Parliament

 Summary of the 21 May 1995 Walloon Parliament election results
National party Main ideology Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Socialist Party (PS) Social democracy 665,986 35.22 30
Liberal Reformist Party (PRL) + Democratic Front of Francophones (FDF) Liberalism 447,542 23.67 19
Christian Social Party (PSC) Christian democracy 407,741 21.56 16
Confederated Ecologists (ECOLO) Green politics 196,988 10.42 8
National Front (FN) Nationalism 96,574 5.11 2
Others (parties and candidates that received less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 71,422 3.78 0
Valid votes 1,891,134 92.07
Blank and invalid votes 162,900 7.93
Totals 2,054,034 100.00 75
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 2,269,135 90.52
Vote share
PS
  
35.22%
PRL-FDF
  
23.67%
PSC
  
21.56%
Ecolo
  
10.42%
FN
  
5.11%
Other
  
3.78%

Brussels Regional Parliament

 Summary of the 21 May 1995 Brussels Parliament election results
• •
National party Main ideology Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Liberal Reformist Party (PRL) + Democratic Front of Francophones (FDF) Liberalism 144,478 34.98 1.32 28 1
Socialist Party (PS) Social democracy 88,370 21.4 0.55 17 1
Christian Social Party (PSC) Christian democracy 38,244 9.26 2.59 7 2
Confederated Ecologists (ECOLO) Green politics 37,308 9.03 1.21 7 1
National Front (FN) Nationalism 30,803 7.46 4.18 6 4
Christian People's Party (CVP) Christian democracy 13,586 3.29 0.94 3 1
Flemish Block (VB) Flemish nationalism 12,507 3.03 0.97 2 1
Flemish Liberals and Democrats (VLD) Liberalism 11,034 2.67 0.10 2 0
Socialist Party (SP) Social democracy 9,987 2.42 0.25 2 0
People's Union (VU) Flemish nationalism 5,726 1.39 0.68 1 0
Living Differently (AGALEV) Green politics 3,906 0.95 0.15 0 1
Others (parties and candidates that received less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 17,028 4.12 0
Valid votes
Blank and invalid votes
Totals 100.00 75 0
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout

Council of the German-speaking Community

Party/Alliance Votes % +/− Seats +/−
CSP 13,307 35.93% +2.33% 10 +2
PFF 7,367 19.89% +0.11% 5 0
SP 5,958 16.09% −0.25% 4 0
Ecolo 5,128 13.85% −1.19% 3 −1
PJU 5,051 13.64% −1.61% 3 −1
PAB-AE 226 0.61% +0.61% 0 0
Vote share
CSP
  
35.93%
PFF
  
19.89%
SP
  
16.09%
Ecolo
  
13.85%
PJU
  
13.64%
PAB-AE
  
0.61%
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.