Belgian general election, 1912

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General elections were held in Belgium on 2 June 1912.[1] The result was a victory for the Catholic Party, which won 101 of the 186 seats in the Chamber of Representatives and 54 of the 93 seats in the Senate.[2]

Results[edit]

Chamber of Representatives[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Catholic Party 1,337,315 51.0 101 +52
Liberal-Socialist Kartels 710,459 27.1
Liberal Party 290,084 11.1 44 +29
Belgian Labour Party 243,338 9.3 39 +33
Christene Volkspartij 19,317 0.7 2 +2
Other parties 20,258 0.8 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 62,327
Total 2,684,098 100 186 +101
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Catholic Party 1,224,767 52.2 54
Liberal-Socialist Kartels 480,457 20.5 16
Liberal Party 408,043 17.4 14
Belgian Labour Party 223,197 9.5 9
Other parties 8,937 0.4 0
Invalid/blank votes
Total 2,345,401 100 93
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, pp308-310