Danish Folketing election, 1887

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Danish Folketing election, 1887
Denmark
1884 ←
28 January 1887
→ 1890

All 102 seats to the Folketing
52 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Venstre Højre Social Democrats
Last election 81 seats, 56.3% 19 seats, 38.7% 2 seats, 4.9%
Seats won 74 27 1
Seat change Decrease7 Increase8 Decrease1
Popular vote 132,000 87,000 8,000
Percentage 58.1% 38.3% 3.5%

In the Danish Folketing election of 1887, which was held on 28 January 1887,[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 132,000 58.1% 74 -7
Højre 87,000 38.3% 27 +8
Social Democratic Party 8,000 3.5% 1 -1
Total 102
Voter turnout 69.6%[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.