Luxembourg general election, 1984

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Luxembourg legislative election, 1984
Luxembourg
1979 ←
17 June 1984
→ 1989

All 60 seats in the Chamber of Deputies
31 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Jacques Santer.jpg Dr. Jacques F. Poos.jpg Colette-Flesch--w.jpg
Leader Jacques Santer Jacques Poos Colette Flesch
Party CSV LSAP DP
Last election 24 seats, 36.4 14 seats, 22.5% 15 seats, 21.9%
Seats won 22 21 14
Seat change Increase 1 Increase 7 Decrease 1
Popular vote 1,148,085 1,104,740 614,627
Percentage 36.7% 31.8% 20.4%
Swing Increase 0.3% Increase 5.6% Decrease 1.5%

Prime Minister before election

Pierre Werner
CSV

Prime Minister

Jacques Santer
CSV

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General elections were held in Luxembourg on 17 June 1984.[1] The Christian Social People's Party remained the largest party, winning 25 of the 64 seats in the Chamber of Deputies.[2] It formed a coalition government with the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes %[a] Seats +/–
Christian Social People's Party 1,148,085 36.7 25 +1
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party 1,104,740 31.8 21 +7
Democratic Party 614,627 20.4 14 –1
Communist Party of Luxembourg 165,960 4.4 2 0
Green Alternative Party 169,862 4.2 2 New
Independent Socialist Party 81,002 2.4 0 –1
Others 6,686 0.2 0
Invalid/blank votes 11,657
Total 191,651 100 64 +5
Registered voters/turnout 215,792 88.8
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.[4]

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, p1236
  4. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1254