Belgian federal election, 1995

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The 21 May 1995 Belgian general elections was a Belgian election for the Chamber of Representatives and Senate. The Christian People's Party (CVP) kept its position as largest party in Flanders and overall in Belgium, and Jean-Luc Dehaene (CVP) continued as Prime Minister.

On the same day, regional elections were also held. These were the first elections after the new 1993 Belgian Constitution, which turned Belgium formally into a federal state. The new Constitution also reduced the number of seats in the Chamber (from 212 to 150) and in the Senate (from 70 to 40 directly elected senators).

Chamber of Representatives[edit]

e • d Summary of the 21 May 1995 Belgian Chamber of Representatives election results
Parties Chamber
Votes +/- % +/- Seats +/-
Christian People's Party (Christelijke Volkspartij) 1,042,933 17.2 29
Flemish Liberals and Democrats (Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten) 798,363 13.1 21
Socialist Party (Wallonia) (Parti Socialiste) 720,819 11.9 21
Socialist Party (Flanders) (Socialistische Partij) 762,444 12.6 20
Liberal Reformist Party - Democratic Front of Francophones (PRL-FDF) 623,250 10.3 18
PSC (Parti Social Chrétien) 469,101 7.7 12
Flemish Block (Vlaams Blok) 475,677 7.8 11
People's Union (Volksunie) 283,516 4.7 5
Ecolo 243,362 4.0 6
Agalev 269,058 4.4 5
National Front (Front National) 138,496 2.3 2
Others 245,032 4.0
Total (turnout 91.1%) 6,072,051   100   150  
Source: IBZ.

Senate[edit]

e • d Summary of the 21 May 1995 Belgian Senate election results
Parties Senate
Votes +/- % +/- Seats +/-
Christian People's Party (Christelijke Volkspartij) 1,009,656 16.8 7
Flemish Liberals and Democrats (Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten) 796,154 13.3 6
Socialist Party (Flanders) (Socialistische Partij) 792,941 13.2 6
Socialist Party (Wallonia) (Parti Socialiste) 764,610 12.8 5
Liberal Reformist PartyDemocratic Front of Francophones (PRL–FDF) 672,798 11.2 5
Flemish Block (Vlaams Blok) 463,896 7.7 3
Christian Social Party (Parti Social Chrétien) 434,492 7.3 3
People's Union (Volksunie) 318,453 5.3 2
Ecolo 258,635 4.3 2
Agalev 223,355 3.7 1
Other 257,335 4.3
Total (turnout 91.1%) 5,992,325   100   40  
Source: IBZ.