Belgian general election, 1851

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Senate elections were held in Belgium on 27 September 1851.[1] The snap elections (solely for the Senate) were called by Royal Order on 4 September. The Liberal Party and Catholics won 27 seats each.[1] Voter turnout was 64.0%, although only 79,296 people (1.8% of the population) were eligible to vote.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Catholics 27
Liberal Party 27
Total 54
Sternberger et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Sternberger, D, Vogel, B & Nohlen, D (1969) Die Wahl der Parlamente: Band I: Europa - Erster Halbband, p105