Liechtenstein general election, 2009

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Liechtenstein general election, 2009
Liechtenstein
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All 25 seats in the Landtag
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Adolf Heeb Ernst Walch Wolfgang Marxer
Party VU FBP FL
Seats before 10 12 3
Seats after 13 11 1
Seat change +3 -1 -2
Popular vote 95,219 86,951 17,835
Percentage 47.61 43.48 8.92
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General elections were held in Liechtenstein on 8 February 2009.[1] While polls and pundits predicted few changes, the Christian democratic Patriotic Union (VU) gained an outright majority in the Landtag, whilst the national conservative Progressive Citizens' Party (FBP) and the green social democratic Free List (FL) both suffered losses.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Patriotic Union 95,219 47.6 13 +3
Progressive Citizens' Party 86,951 43.5 11 –1
Free List 17,835 8.9 1 –2
Invalid/blank votes 524
Total 15,650 100 25 0
Registered voters/turnout 18,493 84.6
Source: Nohlen & Stöver[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Landtagswahlen 2009" (in German). 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-08. 
  2. ^ "Zeichen stehen auf Große Koalition" (in German). Der Standard. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-08. 
  3. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p2050 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7