1957 Danish general election
General elections were held in Denmark on 14 May 1957. The Social Democratic Party remained the largest in the Folketing, with 70 of the 179 seats. Voter turnout was 83.7% in Denmark proper, 37.6% in the Faroe Islands and 61.8% in Greenland (although only of its two constituencies was not contested as the incumbent was re-elected unopposed). The electoral threshold was 60,000 votes.
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
|Social Democratic Party||910,170||39.4||70||–4|
|Conservative People's Party||383,843||16.6||30||0|
|Danish Social Liberal Party||179,822||7.8||14||0|
|Justice Party of Denmark||122,759||5.3||9||+3|
|Communist Party of Denmark||72,315||3.1||6||–2|
|Social Democratic Party||1,963||28.6||0||–1|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|