Luxembourg general election, 1951

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Partial general elections were held in Luxembourg on 3 June 1951, electing 26 of the 52 seats in the Chamber of Deputies in the south and east of the country.[1][2] The Christian Social People's Party won 12 of the 26 seats, but saw its total number of seats fall from 22 to 21.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes %[a] Seats
Elected New total +/–
Christian Social People's Party 425,545 42.1 12 21 –1
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party 372,177 33.8 9 19 +4
Patriotic and Democratic Group 215,511 20.9 5 8 –1
Communist Party of Luxembourg 35,662 3.2 0 4 –1
Invalid/blank votes 3,951
Total 83,613 100 26 52 +1
Registered voters/turnout 92,110 90.8
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

a The percentage of votes is not related to the number of votes in the table, as voters could cast more votes in some constituencies than others, and is instead calculated based on the proportion of votes received in each constituency.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1244 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Nohlen & Stöver, p1261
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1254