Belgian general election, 1908

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General elections were held in Belgium on 24 May 1908.[1] Although the Catholic Party lost their absolute majority in Parliament, they remained the governing party, with François Schollaert retaining the post of Prime Minister. Both the Liberal Party and the Belgian Labour Party gained seats.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Catholic Party 517,679 43.1 37 –13
Liberal Party 331,981 27.6 22 +7
Belgian Labour Party 271,870 22.6 19 +13
Liberal-Socialist Kartels 40,068 3.3 3 –11
Christene Volkspartij 32,046 2.7 1 +1
Other parties 7,262 0.6 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 38,725
Total 1,239,631 100 82 –3
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, Dieter; Stöver, Philip (31 May 2010). Elections in Europe: A data handbook. Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft. p. 289. ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7. 
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p308