Luxembourg general election, 1974

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General elections were held in Luxembourg on 26 May 1974.[1] The Christian Social People's Party remained the largest party, winning 18 of the 59 seats in the Chamber of Deputies.[2] However, it went into opposition as the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party and Democratic Party formed a government.

Results[edit]

Party Votes %[a] Seats +/–
Christian Social People's Party 836,990 29.9 18 –3
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party 875,881 27.0 17 –1
Democratic Party 668,043 23.3 14 +3
Social Democratic Party 276,495 10.1 5 New
Communist Party of Luxembourg 314,635 8.8 5 –1
Liberal Party 18,502 0.6 0 New
Others 14,692 0.4 0
Invalid/blank votes 10,151
Total 185,527 100 59 +3
Registered voters/turnout 205,817 90.1
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