Historic composition of the Senate of the Netherlands

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The historic composition of the Senate of the Netherlands gives an overview of the composition of the upper house of the Dutch parliament (in Dutch: Eerste Kamer, First Chamber). It shows the composition after the indirect elections by the States-Provincial.

Party Name 1922 1923 1926 1929 1932 1935 1937 1946 1951 1952 1955 1956* 1959 1963 1966 1969 1971 1974 1977 1980 1981 1983 1987 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 Party name
RKSP 21 16 16 16 16 16 16 RKSP
KVP 17 16 17 17 25 26 26 25 24 22 16 KVP
ARP 14 8 7 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 7 7 7 7 6 ARP
CHU 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 5 6 6 6 8 8 7 7 8 7 7 CHU
CDA 24 27 28 26 26 27 19 20 23 21 11 CDA
GPV 1 1 1 1 1 1 GPV
RPF 1 1 1 1 RPF
CU 4 2 4 2 CU
SGP 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 SGP
LPF 1 LPF
LSP 1 5 6 6 6 5 3 LSP
VDB 4 3 3 4 4 3 2 VDB
PvdV 3 PvdV
VVD 4 4 4 7 8 7 8 8 8 12 15 13 12 17 12 12 23 19 15 14 16 VVD
D66 3 6 3 2 4 6 5 12 7 4 3 2 5 D66
SDAP 3 11 11 11 11 11 12 SDAP
PvdA 14 14 14 14 22 23 25 22 20 18 21 25 26 28 17 26 16 14 15 19 14 14 PvdA
PPR 1 2 4 5 3 1 1 1 PPR
PSP 2 3 1 1 1 2 1 PSP
CPN 4 3 2 2 4 2 1 1 1 3 4 2 1 1 2 1 CPN
GL 4 4 8 5 4 5 GL
SP 1 2 4 12 8 SP
NSB 2 4 NSB
BP 2 3 1 1 BP
AOV 2 AOV
OSF 1 1 1 1 1 OSF
PvdD 1 1 PvdD
PVV 10 PVV
50+ 1 50+
Total 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 75 Total
Party Name 1922 1923 1926 1929 1932 1935 1937 1946 1951 1952 1955 1956* 1959 1963 1966 1969 1971 1974 1977 1980 1981 1983 1987 1991 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011 Party name

* Since 1956 the Senate has 75 seats.

Composition of the Dutch Senate since 1946.

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