Luxembourg general election, 1968

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General elections were held in Luxembourg on 15 December 1968.[1] The Christian Social People's Party (CSV) remained the largest party, winning 21 of the 56 seats in the Chamber of Deputies.[2]

In the aftermath of the election, the CSV dropped their previous coalition partners, the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party, and formed a new government with the Democratic Party. This led to the creation of the second Werner-Schaus government.

Results[edit]

Party Votes %[a] Seats +/–
Christian Social People's Party 915,944 37.5 21 –1
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party 837,555 31.0 18 –3
Democratic Party 430,262 18.0 11 +5
Communist Party of Luxembourg 402,610 13.1 6 +1
National Solidarity 10,355 0.4 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 10,382
Total 170,566 100 56 0
Registered voters/turnout 192,601 88.6
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

a The percentage of votes is not related to the number of votes in the table, as voters could cast more votes in some constituencies than others, and is instead calculated based on the proportion of votes received in each constituency.[3]

Popular Vote
CSV
  
37.5%
LSAP
  
31.0%
DP
  
18.0%
KPL
  
13.1%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1244 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1262
  3. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1254