Belgian regional elections, 1999

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Belgium • Regional elections • 1999
Belgium
1995 ←
13 June 1999 → 2004

Regional elections were held in Belgium, to choose representatives in the regional councils of Flanders, Wallonia, Brussels and the German-speaking Community on 13 June 1999. The regional elections were held on the same day as the European elections and the federal elections.

Flemish Parliament[edit]

e • d Summary of the 13 June 1999 Flemish Parliament election results
← 199519992004 →
Party Main ideology Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
FLA BRU TOT
Christian People's Party (CVP) Christian democracy Luc Van den Brande 857,732 22.09 4.69 Decrease 28 2 30 7 Decrease
Flemish Liberals and Democrats (VLD) Liberalism Karel De Gucht 855,867 22.04 1.86 Increase 27 0 27 0 Steady
Flemish Block (VB) far-right Flemish nationalism Filip Dewinter 603,345 15.54 3.21 Increase 20 2 22 5 Increase
Socialist Party (SP) Social democracy Steve Stevaert 582,419 15.00 4.45 Decrease 19 1 20 6 Decrease
Living Differently (AGALEV) Green politics Vera Dua 451,361 11.62 4.54 Increase 12 0 12 5 Increase
People's Union–ID (VU-ID) Flemish nationalism Johan Sauwens 359,226 9.25 0.29 Decrease 11 1 12 3 Increase
Union of Francophones (UF) Francophone minority politics Christian Van Eyken 36,683 0.94 0.23 Decrease 1 0 1 0 Steady
Vivant (VIVANT) Social liberalism 77,864 2.01 new 0 0 0 new
Others (parties and candidates that received less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 58,687 1.55 0 0 0
Valid votes 3,883,184 94.21
Blank and invalid votes 238,749 5.79
Totals 4,121,933 100.00 118 6 124 0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout * 4,471,695 92.18
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
  
22.09%
VLD
  
22.04%
VB
  
15.54%
SP
  
15.00%
Agalev
  
11.62%
VU-ID
  
9.25%
Vivant
  
2.01%
UF
  
0.94%
Other
  
1.55%

Walloon Regional Parliament[edit]

e • d Summary of the 13 June 1999 Walloon Parliament election results
← 199519992004 →
National party Main ideology Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Socialist Party (PS) Social democracy Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe 560,867 29.44 5.78 Decrease 25 5 Decrease
Liberal Reformist Party (PRL) + Democratic Front of Francophones (FDF) Liberalism Serge Kubla 470,454 24.69 1.02 Increase 21 2 Increase
Confederated Ecologists (ECOLO) Green politics Philippe Defeyt 347,225 18.22 7.80 Increase 14 6 Increase
Christian Social Party (PSC) Christian democracy André Antoine 325,229 17.07 4.49 Decrease 14 2 Decrease
National Front (FN) Nationalism 75,262 3.95 1.16 Decrease 1 1 Decrease
Vivant (VIVANT) Social liberalism 46,099 2.42 new 0 new
Communist Party (PC) Communism 19,178 1.01 0.67 Increase 0 0 Steady
Others (parties and candidates that received less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 0
Valid votes 1,905,239 91.62
Blank and invalid votes 174,322 8.38
Totals 2,079,561 100.00 75 0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 2,301,411 90.36 0.16 Decrease
Vote share
PS
  
29.44%
PRL-FDF
  
24.69%
Ecolo
  
18.22%
PSC
  
17.07%
FN
  
3.95%
Vivant
  
2.42%
Other
  
4.23%

Brussels Regional Parliament[edit]

Party/Alliance Votes  % +/− Seats +/−
  PRL-FDF 146,845 34.41% −0.57% 27 −1
  Ecolo 77,969 18.27% +9.24% 14 +7
  PS 68,307 16.01% −5.39% 13 −4
  PSC 33,815 7.92% −1.34% 6 −1
  Vlaams Blok 19,310 4.52% +1.49% 4 +2
  CVP 14,284 3.35% +0.06% 3 0
  VLD-VU-O 13,729 3.22% −0.84% 2 −1
  SP-Agalev 13,223 3.10% −0.26% 2 0
  FN 11,204 2.63% −4.83% 2 −4
  Vivant 6,431 1.51% +1.51% 1 +1
  FNB 5,528 1.30% +1.30% 1 +1
  All Others 16,096 3.77% -- 0 0

Council of the German-speaking Community[edit]

Party/Alliance Votes  % +/− Seats +/−
  CSP 12,822 34.78% −1.15% 9 −1
  PFF 7,860 21.32% +1.43% 6 +1
  SP 5,519 14.97% −1.12% 4 0
  PJU-PDB 4,739 12.86% −0.78% 3 0
  Ecolo 4,694 12.73% −1.12% 3 0
  Vivant 1,228 3.33% +3.33% 0 0
Vote share
CSP
  
34.78%
PFF
  
21.32%
SP
  
14.97%
PJU-PDB
  
12.86%
Ecolo
  
12.73%
Vivant
  
3.33%

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