Centre Party (Faroe Islands)

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Centre Party
Miðflokkurin
Leader Jenis av Rana
Founded 1992
Ideology Christian democracy[1]
Social conservatism[1]
Regionalism[1]
Political position Centre-right
European affiliation None
International affiliation None
Colours Blue
Løgting
2 / 33
Folketing
(Faroe seats)
0 / 2
Election symbol
H
Website
http://www.midflokkurin.fo

The Centre Party (Faroese: Miðflokkurin) is a Christian democratic[1] and conservative[2] political party in the Faroe Islands, led by Jenis av Rana. The party is known for its conservative stance on social issues, in particular LGBT rights and homosexuality in general.[3]

At the 2008 parliamentary election, the party won 8.4% of the popular vote and 3 out of 33 seats. In early elections in 2011, the party fell to 6.2% and two seats.

Parliament members and ministers[edit]

Since 2011, these members represent the party in the Løgting:

Leaders[edit]

Party leaders

 

Parliamentary leaders

History of Centre Party in the Faroese and Danish general elections[edit]

Faroese general election
Year Votes Members
# %
1994 1,491 5.2
2 / 32
1998 1,125 4.1
1 / 32
2002 1,292 4.2
1 / 32
2004 1,661 5.2
2 / 32
2008 2,610 8.4
3 / 33
2011 1,882 6.2
2 / 33
2015 1,775 5.5
2 / 33
 
Danish general election
Year Votes Members
# %
2001 569 2.2
0 / 2
2005 829 3.3
0 / 2
2007 1,577 6.8
0 / 2
2011 872 4.2
0 / 2

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