Danish Folketing election, 1884

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Danish Folketing election, 1884
Denmark
July 1881 ←
25 June 1884
→ 1887

All 102 seats to the Folketing
52 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Venstre Højre Social Democrats
Seats won 81 19 2
Popular vote 80,000 55,000 7,000
Percentage 56.3% 38.7% 4.9%

In the Danish Folketing election of 1884, which was held on 25 June 1884,[1] the approximate total votes and the actual seats won were:

Party Total votes Percentage of ballots cast Seats won Gain/loss
Venstre Reform Party 80,000 56.3% 81
Højre 55,000 38.7% 19
Social Democratic Party 7,000 4.9% 2
Total 102
Voter turnout 59.0%[1]


References[edit]

  • Mackie, Thomas T. & Rose, Richard (1974). The International Almanac of Electoral History. London: Macmillan, p. 88.
  • Møller, P. (1950). Politisk haandbog: en samling konkrete oplysninger (in Danish). Copenhagen: Hagerup, p. 308.
  1. ^ a b Hatting, Jørgen (1950). "Valgdeltagelsen efter 1866". In Fabricius, K., Frisch, H., Hjelholt, H., Mackeprang, M. & Møller, A. (eds.). Den Danske Rigsdag 1849-1949 bind III - Rigsdagen og folket (in Danish). Copenhagen: J. H. Schultz Forlag. pp. p. 89.