Danish Folketing election, 1913

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Danish Folketing election, 1913
Denmark
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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 57 seats, 34.1% 24 seats, 28.3%
Seats won 44 32
Seat change Decrease13 Increase8
Popular vote 103,917 107,365
Percentage 28.6% 29.6%

  Third party Fourth party
  Zahle.jpg Blank.png
Leader Carl Theodor Zahle  ?
Party Social Liberals Højre
Last election 20 seats, 18.6% 13 seats, 18.6%
Seats won 31 7
Seat change Increase11 Decrease6
Popular vote 67,903 81,404
Percentage 18.7% 22.4%

Prime Minister before election

Klaus Berntsen
Venstre

Elected Prime Minister

Carl Theodor Zahle
Social Liberals

Folketing elections were held in Denmark on 20 May 1913.[1] Although the Social Democratic Party received the most votes, Venstre won the most seats. Voter turnout was 74.5%.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party 107,365 29.6 32 +8
Venstre 103,917 28.6 44 –13
Højre 81,404 22.4 7 –6
Danish Social Liberal Party 67,903 18.7 31 +11
Independents 2,671 0.7 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 2,955
Total 366,315 100 114 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

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