Christlich Soziale Partei (Belgium)

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Christlich-Soziale Partei
Leader Luc Frank
Founded 1971[1]
Preceded by None
Headquarters national secretariat
Kaperberg 6, Eupen
Ideology Christian democracy[2]
International affiliation Centrist Democrat International
European affiliation European People's Party
European Parliament group European People's Party
Colours Orange
Walloon counterpart Humanist Democratic Centre
Flemish counterpart Christian Democratic and Flemish
Website
www.csp-dg.be
Politics of Belgium
Political parties
Elections
Not to be confused with the defunct Christian Social Party (Belgium) 1945-1968

The Christian Social Party (German: Christlich-Soziale Partei, CSP) is a Christian democratic[3] political party operating in the German-speaking community of Belgium. Its President is Luc Frank.

In the 2004 European Parliament election, standing as Christlich-Soziale Partei - Europäische Volkspartei, the party gained the single seat allocated by Belgian law to the German-speaking community. The CSP works together with its Francophone counterpart Humanist Democratic Centre in other elections.

Election results[edit]

Parliament of the German-speaking Community[edit]

Election year # of overall votes  % of overall vote  % of language
group vote
# of overall seats won # of language
group seats won
+/- Notes
1990 13,178 33.6 (#1)
8 / 25
1995 13,307 35.9 (#1)
10 / 25
Increase 2
1999 12,822 34.8 (#1)
9 / 25
Decrease 1
2004 11,905 32.8 (#1)
8 / 25
Decrease 1
2009 10,122 27.0 (#1)
7 / 25
Decrease 1

European Parliament[edit]

Election year # of overall votes  % of overall vote  % of electoral
college vote
# of overall seats won # of electoral
college seats won
+/- Notes
1994 11,999 31.3 (#1)
1 / 25
1 / 1
1999 13,456 36.5 (#1)
1 / 25
1 / 1
Steady 0
2004 15,722 42.5 (#1)
1 / 24
1 / 1
Steady 0
2009 12,475 32.3 (#1)
1 / 22
1 / 1
Steady 0

2014: Christian Social Party (CSP) 11,739 30.36 –1,89 1 0

Members[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Csp-dg.be: Geschichte der Christlich Sozialen Partei
  2. ^ Parties and Elections in Europe: The database about parliamentary elections and political parties in Europe, by Wolfram Nordsieck
  3. ^ Jeff Haynes; Anja Hennig (3 July 2013). Religious Actors in the Public Sphere: Means, Objectives, and Effects. Routledge. pp. 17–. ISBN 978-1-136-66171-6. 

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