1984 Danish general election
General elections were held in Denmark on 10 January 1984, after the opposition voted against the government's state budget bill. Although the Social Democratic Party remained the largest in the Folketing with 56 of the 179 seats, the Conservative People's Party achieved its best-ever result, gaining 16 seats. The coalition partners Venstre and the Christian People's Party also increased their representation, although the fourth government party, the Centre Democrats, lost seven of their 15 seats. Overall the coalition won three more seats, and Poul Schlüter continued as Prime Minister.
All 179 seats in the Folketing
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
|Social Democratic Party||1,062,561||31.6||56||–3|
|Conservative People's Party||788,224||23.4||42||+16|
|Socialist People's Party||387,122||11.5||21||0|
|Danish Social Liberal Party||184,642||5.5||10||+1|
|Christian People's Party||91,623||2.7||5||+1|
|Justice Party of Denmark||50,381||1.5||0||0|
|Communist Party of Denmark||23,085||0.7||0||0|
|Socialist Workers Party||2,151||0.1||0||0|
|Communist Party of Denmark/Marxist–Leninists||978||0.0||0||New|
|Social Democratic Party||4,317||23.5||0||–1|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|