1909 Dutch general election

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1909 Dutch general election
Netherlands
← 1905 11 June 1909 1913 →
Turnout70.7%
Party Leader % Seats ±
ARP Abraham Kuyper 27.9% 25 +10
ABRKK Jan Loeff 13.9% 25 0
LU Hendrik Goeman Borgesius 17.8% 20 -14
CHU Alexander de Savornin Lohman 10.6% 10 +2
VDB Hendrik Drucker 9.1% 9 -2
SDAP Pieter Jelles Troelstra 13.9% 7 0
BVL Meinard Tydeman 5.6% 4 New
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
TheoHeemskerk.jpg Theo Heemskerk
ARP
Theo Heemskerk
ARP
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Azure, billetty Or a lion with a coronet Or armed and langued Gules holding in his dexter paw a sword Argent hilted Or and in the sinister paw seven arrows Argent pointed and bound together Or. [The seven arrows stand for the seven provinces of the Union of Utrecht.] The shield is crowned with the (Dutch) royal crown and supported by two lions Or armed and langued gules. They stand on a scroll Azure with the text (Or) "Je Maintiendrai" (French for "I will maintain".)
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General elections were held in the Netherlands on 11 June 1909.[1] The Anti-Revolutionary Party and the General League of Roman Catholic Caucuses emerged as the largest parties, each winning 25 of the 100 seats in the House of Representatives.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Anti-Revolutionary Party 166,270 27.9 25 +10
Liberal Union 106,086 17.8 20
Social Democratic Workers' Party 82,855 13.9 7 0
General League of Roman Catholic Caucuses 76,087 13.9 25 0
Christian Historical Union 63,306 10.6 10 +2
Free-thinking Democratic League 54,007 9.1 9 –2
Liberal Democratic League 33,364 5.6 4
Other parties 13,985 2.3 0 0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 596,060 100 100 0
Registered voters/turnout 843,487
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1395 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1412