2019 Faroese general election

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2019 Faroese general election
Faroe Islands
← 2015 31 August 2019
Turnout89.7%
Party Leader % Seats ±
People's Jørgen Niclasen 24.5% 8 +2
Social Democratic Aksel V. Johannesen 22.1% 7 -1
Union Kaj Leo Johannesen 20.3% 7 +1
Republic Høgni Hoydal 18.1% 6 -1
Centre Jenis av Rana 5.4% 2 0
Progress Poul Michelsen 4.6% 2 0
Self-Government Jógvan Skorheim 3.4% 1 -1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister
Aksel V. Johannesen
Social Democratic
TBD
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General elections were held in the Faroe Islands on 31 August 2019.[1]

Electoral system[edit]

The 33 members of the Løgting were elected by open list proportional representation in a single nationwide constituency with an electoral threshold of 3.03030%. Seats were allocated using the d'Hondt method.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % +/– Seats +/–
People's Party 8,290 24.5 Increase 5.6 8 Increase 2
Social Democratic Party 7,480 22.1 Decrease 2.9 7 Decrease 1
Union Party 6,874 20.3 Increase 1.6 7 Increase 1
Republic 6,127 18.1 Decrease 2.6 6 Decrease 1
Centre Party 1,815 5.4 Decrease 0.1 2 Steady 0
Progress 1,559 4.6 Decrease 2.3 2 Steady 0
New Self-Government 1,157 3.4 Decrease 0.6 1 Decrease 1
Cannabis Initiative 310 0.9 New 0 New
Faroese Party 167 0.5 New 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 150
Total 33,929 100 0 33 0
Registered voters/turnout 37,827 89.7 Increase 0.9
Source: KVF

Of the 150 void votes, 85 were blank and 65 invalid.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Færøsk lagmand udskriver valg i åbningstale" (in Danish). Jyllands Posten. 29 July 2019. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  2. ^ Elections to the Faroese Løgting Election Resources
  3. ^ Løgtingsval 31. august 2019 KVF