Danish general election, 1964

Danish general election, 1964

22 September 1964

All 179 seats to the Folketing
90 seats were needed for a majority
Turnout 85.1%

  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Jens Otto Krag Erik Eriksen Poul Sørensen
Party Social Democrats Venstre Conservative People's
Last election 76 seats, 42.1% 38 seats, 21.1% 32 seats, 17.9%
Seats won 76 38 36
Seat change 0 0 4
Popular vote 1,103,667 547,770 527,798
Percentage 41.9% 20.8% 20.1%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Aksel Larsen Karl Skytte ?
Party Socialist People's Social Liberals Independents
Last election 11 seats, 6.1% 11 seats, 5.8% 6 seats, 3.3
Seats won 10 10 5
Seat change 1 1 1
Popular vote 151,697 139,702 65,756
Percentage 5.8% 5.3% 2.5%

Prime Minister before election

Jens Otto Krag
Social Democrats

Prime Minister-elect

Jens Otto Krag
Social Democrats

General elections were held in Denmark on 22 September 1964.[1] The Social Democratic Party remained the largest in the Folketing, with 76 of the 179 seats. Voter turnout was 85.5% in Denmark proper, 50.2% in the Faroe Islands and 48.9% in Greenland.[2]

Results

Denmark
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party1,103,66741.9760
Venstre547,77020.8380
Conservative People's Party527,79820.136+4
Socialist People's Party151,6975.810–1
Danish Social Liberal Party139,7025.310–1
Independent Party65,7562.55–1
Justice Party of Denmark34,2581.300
Communist Party of Denmark32,3901.200
Danish Unity9,7470.40New
Schleswig Party9,2740.40–1
Peace Politics People's Party9,0700.30New
Independents2550.000
Invalid/blank votes9,472
Total2,640,8561001750
Faroe Islands
Social Democratic Party4,13339.310
Union Party3,12129.70–1
People's Party2,62225.01+1
Progress Party6316.00New
Invalid/blank votes56
Total10,56310020
Greenland
Independents8,33210020
Invalid/blank votes97
Total8,42910020
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
A
41.94%
D
20.82%
C
20.06%
F
5.76%
B
5.31%
U
2.50%
E
1.30%
K
1.23%
R
0.37%
Others
0.71%

References

  1. Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p524 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. Nohlen & Stöver, pp542-543
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