Luxembourg general election, 1964

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General elections were held in Luxembourg on 7 June 1964.[1] Despite receiving fewer votes than the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party, the Christian Social People's Party remained the largest party, winning 22 of the 56 seats in the Chamber of Deputies.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes %[a] Seats +/–
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party 999,843 35.9 21 +4
Christian Social People's Party 883,079 35.7 22 +1
Democratic Party 280,644 12.2 6 –5
Communist Party of Luxembourg 330,909 10.4 5 +2
Popular Independent Movement 159,370 5.8 2 New
Invalid/blank votes 10,544
Total 173,702 100 56 +4
Registered voters/turnout 191,788 90.6
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, p1262
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1254