Danish Folketing election, 1898

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Danish Folketing election, 1898
Denmark
1895 ←
5 April 1898 → 1901

All 114 seats to the Folketing
58 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Venstre Moderate Venstre
Last election 53 seats, 40.5% 27 seats, 19.4%
Seats won 63 23
Seat change Increase10 Decrease4
Popular vote 98,070 36,395
Percentage 43.6% 16.2%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Højre Social Democrats
Last election 25 seats, 28.8% 8 seats, 11.3%
Seats won 16 12
Seat change Decrease9 Increase4
Popular vote 58,755 31,870
Percentage 26.1% 14.2%

Folketing elections were held in Denmark on 5 April 1898.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Venstre Reform Party 98,070 43.6 63 +10
Højre 58,755 26.1 16 –9
Moderate Venstre 36,395 16.2 23 –4
Social Democratic Party 31,870 14.2 12 +4
Total 114 0
Registered voters/turnout 398,515 59.8
Source: Nohlen & Stöver (voters/turnout)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p523 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  • Bang, I. M.; Elberling, Vilhelm (1911). Rigsdagsvalgene 1895-1910. En historisk-statistisk oversigt (in Danish). Copenhagen: Engelsen & Schrøder. pp. 15–16.