Dutch general election, 1901

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General elections were held in the Netherlands on 14 June 1901.[1] The Liberal Democratic League remained the largest party, winning 26 of the 100 seats in the House of Representatives.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Democratic League 107,249 27.6 26 –22
Anti Revolutionary Party 106,670 27.4 22 +5
General League of Roman Catholic Caucuses 61,160 15.7 25 +3
Social Democratic Workers' Party 36,981 9.5 7 +4
Christian Historicals 26,233 6.7 10 +4
Free-thinking Democratic League 23,398 7.3 9 +5
Other parties 22,230 5.7 1 +1
Invalid/blank votes
Total 389,021 100 100 0
Registered voters/turnout 609,634
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1395 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1412