Danish Folketing election, 1890

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Danish Folketing election, 1890
Denmark
1887 ←
21 January 1890
→ 1892

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 74 seats, 58.1% 27 seats, 38.3% 1 seat, 3.5%
Seats won 75 24 3
Seat change Increase1 Decrease3 Increase2
Popular vote 123,000 92,000 17,000
Percentage 53.0% 39.7% 7.3%

In the Danish Folketing election of 1890, which was held on 21 January 1890,[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 123,000 53.0% 75 +1
Højre 92,000 39.7% 24 -3
Social Democratic Party 17,000 7.3% 3 +2
Total 102
Voter turnout 66.3%[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. p. 89.