Belgian general election, 1925

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Belgian general election, 1925

← 1921 5 April 1925 1929 →

187 seats in the Chamber of Representatives

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General elections were held in Belgium on 5 April 1925.[1] The result was a victory for the Belgian Labour Party, which won 78 of the 187 seats in the Chamber of Representatives.[2] Voter turnout was 92.8% in the Chamber election and 92.7% in the Senate election.[3]

An extra seat in the Chamber of Representatives was assigned to the arrondissement of Verviers, after the annexation of Eupen-Malmedy.

Results[edit]

Chamber of Representatives[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Belgian Labour Party 820,116 39.4 78 +10
Catholic Party 751,058 36.1 75 –1
Liberal Party 304,467 14.6 23 –10
Frontpartij 80,407 3.9 6 +2
Catholic Dissidents 52,400 2.5 3 –1
Communist Party of Belgium 34,149 1.6 2 New
Other parties 37,323 1.8 0 –1
Invalid/blank votes 98,273
Total 2,178,193 100 187 +1
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Belgian Labour Party 828,854 40.9 39 +6
Catholic Party 757,804 37.4 38 +4
Liberal Party 324,823 16.0 13 –5
Other parties 116,716 5.6 3 –5
Invalid/blank votes 146,806
Total 2,175,008 100 93 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p289 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p308
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p290