Luxembourg general election, 1979
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General elections were held in Luxembourg on 10 June 1979. The Christian Social People's Party remained the largest party, winning 24 of the 59 seats in the Chamber of Deputies. After spending the previous four years in opposition, it returned to government in coalition with the Democratic Party, resulting in the Werner-Thorn Ministry.
|Christian Social People's Party||1,049,390||36.4||24||+6|
|Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party||787,863||22.5||14||–3|
|Social Democratic Party||181,805||6.4||2||–3|
|Communist Party of Luxembourg||177,286||4.9||2||–3|
|Enrôlés de Force||135,360||4.6||1||New|
|Independent Socialist Party||66,909||2.0||1||New|
|Alternative List - Wiert Iech||30,269||0.9||0||New|
|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.