Danish Folketing election, 1901

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Danish Folketing election, 1901
Denmark
1898 ←
3 April 1901 → 1903

All 114 seats to the Folketing
58 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  JHDeuntzer-vort folk.jpg Blank.png
Leader Johan Hendrik Deuntzer  ?
Party Venstre Moderate Venstre
Last election 63 seats, 43.6% 23 seats, 16.2%
Seats won 76 16
Seat change Increase13 Decrease7
Popular vote 103,495 25,618
Percentage 45.9% 11.4%

  Third party Fourth party
  P. Knudsen.jpg
Leader Peter Christian Knudsen  ?
Party Social Democrats Højre
Last election 12 seats, 14.2% 16 seats, 26.1%
Seats won 14 8
Seat change Increase2 Decrease8
Popular vote 43,015 53,517
Percentage 19.1% 23.7%

Prime Minister before election

Hannibal Sehested
Højre

Elected Prime Minister

Johan Henrik Deuntzer
Venstre

Folketing elections were held in Denmark on 3 April 1901.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Venstre Reform Party 103,495 45.9 76 +13
Højre 53,517 23.7 8 –8
Social Democratic Party 43,015 19.1 14 +2
Moderate Venstre 25,618 11.4 16 –7
Total 114 0
Registered voters/turnout 407,723 61.4
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.