Danish Folketing election, 1903

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Danish Folketing election, 1903
Denmark
← 1901 16 June 1903 1906 →

All 114 seats to the Folketing
58 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  JHDeuntzer-vort folk.jpg P. Knudsen.jpg
Leader Johan Hendrik Deuntzer Peter Christian Knudsen
Party Venstre Social Democrats
Last election 76 seats 14 seats
Seats won 73 16
Seat change Decrease3 Increase2

  Third party Fourth party
 
Leader  ?  ?
Party Højre Moderate Venstre
Last election 8 seats 16 seats
Seats won 12 12
Seat change Increase4 Decrease4

Prime Minister before election

Johan Henrik Deuntzer
Venstre

Elected Prime Minister

Johan Henrik Deuntzer
Venstre

Folketing elections were held in Denmark on 16 June 1903.[1]

Campaign[edit]

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

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Venstre Reform Party 113,000 47.9 73 –3
Højre 49,109 20.8 12 +4
Social Democratic Party 48,117 20.4 16 +2
Moderate Venstre 19,149 8.1 12 –4
Others 6,324 2.7 1 +1
Invalid/blank votes 3,999
Total 239,698 100 114 0
Registered voters/turnout 416,748 57.5
Source: Mackie & Rose[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p524 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ a b Thomas T Mackie & Richard Rose (1991) The International Almanac of Electoral History, Macmillan, pp92–94