Danish Landsting election, August 1920

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The first Danish Landsting election of 1920 was held on 10 August 1920, with the exceptions that the seats elected by the resigning parliament were elected on 26 June,[1] the Faroese member was elected on 23 August,[1] and the electors that elected the candidates standing in the constituencies were elected on 30 July.[2]

The seats of all seven constituencies as well as the seats elected by the parliament were up for election.

Results[edit]

Party Leader Total votes Seats elected by electors Seats elected by the resigning parliament Total number of seats Gain/Loss
Venstre 24 7 31 +5
Social Democratic Party 15 4 19 +4
Conservative People's Party 10 4 14 -4
Det Radikale Venstre 5 3 8 -4
Total 54 18 72
Source [2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rosenkrantz, Palle (1934). Den danske regering og rigsdag 1903-1934 (in Danish). Copenhagen: Arthur Jensens Forlag. pp. 400–407. 
  2. ^ a b Wendt, Frantz W. (1951). "Rigsdagen 1915-40". In Bomholt, J., Fabricius, K., Hjelholt, H., Mackeprang, M. & Møller, A. (eds.). Den Danske Rigsdag 1849-1949 bind II - Rigsdagens histore 1866-1949 (in Danish). Copenhagen: J. H. Schultz Forlag. p. 404.