Danish Folketing election, 1901

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Danish Folketing election, 1901
Denmark
← 1898 3 April 1901 1903 →

All 114 seats to the Folketing
58 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  JHDeuntzer-vort folk.jpg Blank.png
Leader Johan Hendrik Deuntzer  ?
Party Venstre Moderate Venstre
Last election 63 seats, 43.6% 23 seats, 16.2%
Seats won 76 16
Seat change Increase13 Decrease7
Percentage 42.9% 12.0%

  Third party Fourth party
  P. Knudsen.jpg
Leader Peter Christian Knudsen  ?
Party Social Democrats Højre
Last election 12 seats, 14.2% 16 seats, 26.1%
Seats won 14 8
Seat change Increase2 Decrease8
Percentage 17.1% 24.0%

Prime Minister before election

Hannibal Sehested
Højre

Elected Prime Minister

Johan Henrik Deuntzer
Venstre

Folketing elections were held in Denmark on 3 April 1901.[1]

Campaign[edit]

Eight of the 114 seats were uncontested, of which six were won by the Venstre Reform Party and two by the Social Democratic Party.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Venstre Reform Party 96,481 42.9 76 +13
Højre 54,103 24.0 8 –8
Social Democratic Party 38,398 17.1 14 +2
Moderate Venstre 26,993 12.0 16 –7
Others 9,091 4.0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 3,510
Total 228,576 100 114 0
Registered voters/turnout 404,271 56.5
Source: Mackie & Rose[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p523 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Thomas T Mackie & Richard Rose (1991) The International Almanac of Electoral History, Macmillan, pp92–94