Communist Party (Denmark)

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Emblem of the Communist Party of Denmark

The Communist Party (Danish: Kommunistisk Parti) is a communist political party in Denmark.

History and profile[edit]

The party was formed in 2006 through the merger of Communist Party of Denmark (Marxist-Leninist) (DKP/ML) and Communist Unification (KS).[1]

The party publishes Dagbladet Arbejderen (The Daily Worker), a daily newspaper.[2]

Other communist parties in Denmark includes KPiD (Kommunistisk Parti i Danmark) and DKP (Danmarks Kommunistiske Parti).[3][4]

Popular support and electoral results[edit]

In the 2013 local elections the party doubled its proportion of the vote in Copenhagen, from 0.2% in 2009 to 0.4% and 1,171 votes in the 2013 election.[5] In Aarhus, the party ran on a joint list with the Communist Party in Denmark, which obtained 0.2% and 345 votes.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], [2]
  2. ^ Henrik Søndergaard and Rasmus Helles. (October 2010). Media policies and regulatory practices in a selected set of European countries, MEDIADEM. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Kommunistisk Parti i Danmark" (in Danish). 
  4. ^ "Danmarks Kommunistiske Parti". 
  5. ^ "Copenhagen Municipal Ballot - Municipal elections 2013 (in Danish)". DR. 19 November 2013. Archived from the original on October 22, 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Aarhus Municipal Ballot - Municipal elections 2013 (in Danish)". DR. 19 November 2013. Archived from the original on November 7, 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 

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