Danish Folketing election, 1910

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Danish Folketing election, 1910
Denmark
1909 ←
20 May 1910 → 1913

All 114 seats to the Folketing
58 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party
  BerntsenK.jpg Stauning i1920-erne.jpg
Leader Klaus Berntsen Thorvald Stauning
Party Venstre Social Democrats
Last election 48 seats, 29.9%[1] 24 seats, 28.7%
Seats won 57 24
Seat change Increase9 Steady0
Popular vote 118,902 98,718
Percentage 34.1% 28.3%

  Third party Fourth party
  Zahle.jpg Blank.png
Leader Carl Theodor Zahle  ?
Party Social Liberals Højre
Last election 15 seats, 15.5% 21 seats, 19.8%
Seats won 20 13
Seat change Increase5 Decrease8
Popular vote 64,884 64,904
Percentage 18.6% 18.6%

Prime Minister before election

Carl Theodor Zahle
Social Liberals

Elected Prime Minister

Klaus Berntsen
Venstre

Folketing elections were held in Denmark on 20 May 1910.[2] The result was a victory for Venstre, which won 57 of the 114 seats. Voter turnout was 74.8%.[3]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Venstre 118,902 34.1 57 +9
Social Democratic Party 98,718 28.3 24 0
Højre 64,904 18.6 13 –8
Danish Social Liberal Party 64,884 18.6 20 +5
Independents 1,448 0.4 0 –6
Invalid/blank votes 3,028
Total 351,884 100 114 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Total seats and votes of Venstre and Moderate Venstre
  2. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p524 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p536