1980 Faroese general election

General elections were held in the Faroe Islands on 8 November 1980. The Union Party emerged as the largest party in the Løgting, winning eight of the 32 seats.[1]

1980 Faroese general election
Faroe Islands
← 1978 8 November 1980 1984 →
Party Leader % Seats +/–
Union Pauli Ellefsen 23.9% 8 0
Social Democratic Atli Dam 21.7% 7 -1
Republic Signar Hansen 19.0% 6 0
People's Jógvan Sundstein 18.9% 6 0
Self-Government Hilmar Kass 8.4% 3 +1
Progress and Fisheries Kjartan Mohr 8.2% 2 0
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Atli Dam
Social Democratic
Pauli Ellefsen
Union

ResultsEdit

 
PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Union Party5,55723.8880
Social Democratic Party5,04321.677–1
Republican Party4,41518.9760
People's Party4,39918.9060
Self-Government Party1,9538.393+1
Progress and Fisheries Party1,9058.1920
Total23,272100.00320
Registered voters/turnout85.9
Source: Árbók fyri Føroyar 2003

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Faroes/DK Parties and elections in Europe