Centre Party (Faroe Islands)

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Centre Party
Leader Jenis av Rana
Founded 1992
Ideology Christian democracy[1]
Conservatism
Social conservatism[1]
Regionalism[1]
Political position Centre
International affiliation None
European affiliation None
Colours Blue
Løgting
2 / 33
Folketing
(Faroe seats)
0 / 2
Website
http://www.midflokkurin.fo
Politics of the Faroe Islands
Political parties
Elections

The Centre Party (Faroese: Miðflokkurin) is a Christian democratic[1] and conservative[2] political party in the Faroe Islands, led by Jenis av Rana.

At the 2008 parliamentary election, the party won 8.4% of the popular vote and 3 out of 33 seats. In early elections in 2011, the party fell to 6.2% and two seats.

Parliament members and ministers[edit]

Since 2011, these members represent the party in the Løgting:

Since 2011, these members represent the party in the Faroese government:

Leaders[edit]

Party leaders

 

Parliamentary leaders

History of Centre Party in the Faroese and Danish general elections[edit]

Faroese general election
Year Votes Members
# %
1994 1 491 5,2
2 / 32
1998 1 125 4,1
1 / 32
2002 1 292 4,2
1 / 32
2004 1 661 5,2
2 / 32
2008 2 610 8,4
3 / 33
2011 1 882 6,2
2 / 33
 
Danish general election
Year Votes Members
# %
2001 569 2,2
0 / 2
2005 829 3,3
0 / 2
2007 1 577 6,8
0 / 2
2011 872 4,2
0 / 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Parties and Elections in Europe: The database about parliamentary elections and political parties in Europe, by Wolfram Nordsieck
  2. ^ Christina Bergqvist (1 January 1999). Equal Democracies?: Gender and Politics in the Nordic Countries. Nordic Council of Ministers. pp. 318–. ISBN 978-82-00-12799-4. 

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