Luxembourg general election, 1959

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General elections were held in Luxembourg on 1 February 1959.[1] The Christian Social People's Party remained the largest party, winning 21 of the 52 seats in the Chamber of Deputies.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes %[a] Seats +/–
Christian Social People's Party 896,840 38.9 21 –5
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party 848,523 33.0 17 0
Democratic Party 448,387 20.3 11 +5
Communist Party of Luxembourg 220,425 7.2 3 0
National Solidarity 15,821 0.5 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 8,240
Total 173,836 100 52 0
Registered voters/turnout 188,286 92.3
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. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1261
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1254