1994 Danish general election

General elections were held in Denmark on 21 September 1994.[1] The coalition of the Social Democratic Party, the Danish Social Liberal Party and the Centre Democrats led by Poul Nyrup Rasmussen remained in power despite the Christian People's Party, which had been part of the government, failing to cross the 2% threshold and losing all four seats. Voter turnout was 84.3% in Denmark proper, 62.3% in the Faroe Islands and 56.7% in Greenland.[2]

1994 Danish general election
Kingdom of Denmark
← 1990 21 September 1994 1998 →

All 179 seats in the Folketing
Turnout83.9%
Party Leader % Seats ±
Social Democrats Poul Nyrup Rasmussen 34.6% 62 -7
Venstre Uffe Ellemann-Jensen 23.3% 42 +13
Conservative Hans Engell 15.0% 27 -3
SF Holger K. Nielsen 7.3% 13 -2
Progress Pia Kjærsgaard 6.4% 11 -1
Social Liberals Marianne Jelved 4.6% 8 +1
Red-Green Collective leadership 3.1% 6 +6
Centre Democrats Mimi Jakobsen 2.8% 5 -4
Independent 1.0% 1 +1
Elected in the Faroe Islands
Union Edmund Joensen 22.4% 1 +1
People's Anfinn Kallsberg 21.7% 1 0
Elected in Greenland
Atassut Daniel Skifte 34.7% 1 0
Independent 57.8% 1 +1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before PM-elect
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen
Social Democrats
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen
Social Democrats

ResultsEdit

Denmark proper
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party 1,150,048 34.6 62 –7
Venstre 775,176 23.3 42 +13
Conservative People's Party 499,845 15.0 27 –3
Socialist People's Party 242,398 7.3 13 –2
Progress Party 214,057 6.4 11 –1
Danish Social Liberal Party 152,701 4.6 8 +1
Red-Green Alliance 104,701 3.1 6 +6
Centre Democrats 94,496 2.8 5 –4
Christian People's Party 61,507 1.9 0 –4
Independents 32,668 1.0 1 +1
Invalid/blank votes 33,040
Total 3,360,637 100 175 0
Faroe Islands
Union Party 4,304 22.4 1 +1
People's Party 4,159 21.7 1 0
Social Democratic Party 3,729 19.4 0 –1
Workers' Union 3,118 16.3 0 New
Republican Party 1,798 9.4 0 0
Self-Government Party 469 2.4 0 0
Christian People's Party 467 2.4 0 0
Independents 1,131 5.9 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 103
Total 19,278 100 2 0
Greenland
Atassut 7,501 34.7 1 0
Centre Party 1,605 7.4 0 New
Independents 12,489 57.8 1 +1
Invalid/blank votes 765
Total 22,360 100 2 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver
Popular vote
A
34.56%
V
23.30%
C
15.02%
F
7.28%
Z
6.43%
B
4.59%
Ø
3.15%
D
2.84%
Q
1.85%
Others
0.98%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p525 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p548