Dutch general election, 1905

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General elections were held in the Netherlands on 16 June 1905.[1] The Liberal Democratic League remained the largest party, winning 34 of the 100 seats in the House of Representatives.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Democratic League 164,376 28.2 34 +8
Anti Revolutionary Party 143,843 24.7 15 –7
General League of Roman Catholic Caucuses 76,605 13.1 25 0
Social Democratic Workers' Party 65,561 11.2 7 0
Christian Historicals 62,770 10.8 8 –2
Free-thinking Democratic League 51,595 8.8 11 +2
Other parties 18,638 3.2 0 –1
Invalid/blank votes
Total 583,388 100 100 0
Registered voters/turnout 752,692
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