Christlich Soziale Partei (Belgium)

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Christlich Soziale Partei
LeaderLuc Frank
Founded1971 (1971)[1]
Preceded byNone
Headquartersnational secretariat
Kaperberg 6, Eupen
IdeologyChristian democracy[2]
Political positionCentre[3] to centre-right
European affiliationEuropean People's Party
International affiliationCentrist Democrat International
European Parliament groupEuropean People's Party
Walloon counterpartHumanist Democratic Centre
Flemish counterpartChristian Democratic and Flemish
ColoursOrange
Website
www.csp-dg.be

The Christian Social Party (German: Christlich-Soziale Partei, CSP) is a Christian-democratic[3] political party operating in the German-speaking community of Belgium. Its president is Luc Frank.

In the 2004 European Parliament election, standing as Christlich-Soziale Partei - Europäische Volkspartei, the party gained the single seat allocated by Belgian law to the German-speaking community. The CSP works together with its Francophone counterpart Humanist Democratic Centre in other elections.

Election results[edit]

Parliament of the German-speaking Community[edit]

Election year # of votes % of votes # of seats won +/- Notes
1990 13,178 33.6 (#1)
8 / 25
1995 13,307 35.9 (#1)
10 / 25
Increase 2
1999 12,822 34.8 (#1)
9 / 25
Decrease 1
2004 11,905 32.8 (#1)
8 / 25
Decrease 1
2009 10,122 27.0 (#1)
7 / 25
Decrease 1
2014 9,358 24.9 (#1)
7 / 25
Steady 0

European Parliament[edit]

Election year # of overall votes % of overall vote % of electoral
college vote
# of overall seats won # of electoral
college seats won
+/- Notes
1994 11,999 31.3 (#1)
1 / 25
1 / 1
1999 13,456 36.5 (#1)
1 / 25
1 / 1
Steady 0
2004 15,722 42.5 (#1)
1 / 24
1 / 1
Steady 0
2009 12,475 32.3 (#1)
1 / 22
1 / 1
Steady 0
2014 11,739 30.36 (#1)
1 / 21
1 / 1
Steady 0

Members[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Csp-dg.be: Geschichte der Christlich Sozialen Partei Archived 2014-04-27 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Nordsieck, Wolfram (2014). "German-speaking Community/Belgium". Parties and Elections in Europe.
  3. ^ a b "Christian Social Party". The Democratic Society. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2018.

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