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 BRUSSELS / B

Legislative elections: Brussels Parliament, 5-year term, 5% thresholds (constituency-based), party-list proportional representation system
           ¬∑ Prime Minister: Charles Picqu√© (PS) ¬∑ Governing parties: PS, CDH, ECOLO, VLD, SPA

Party Affiliation, Ideology 2009 Seats 2004 Seats
Mouvement Réformateur (MR) <
Reform Movement
ELDR, LI
Liberalism
26,5% 24 28,0% 25
Parti Socialiste (PS) <
Socialist Party
PES, SI
Social dem.
23,3% 21 28,8% 26
√Čcologistes (ECOLO) <
Ecologists
EGP, GG
Green politics
17,9% 16 8,4% 7
Centre Démocrate Humaniste (CDH) <
Humanist Democratic Centre
EPP, CDI
Christian dem.
13,1% 11 12,1% 10
Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten (VLD) <
Flemish Liberals and Democrats
ELDR, LI
Liberalism
2,6% 4 2,7% 4
Socialistische Partij Anders (SPA) <
Socialist Party Different
PES, SI
Social dem.
2,2% 4 2,4% 1
Vlaams Belang (VB) <
Flemish Interest
- <
Separatism, Nationalism (far-right)
2,0% 3 4,7% 6
Front National (FN) <
National Front
- <
Nationalism (far-right)
1,7% - 4,7% 4
Christen-Democratisch & Vlaams (CD&V) <
Christian-Democratic & Flemish
EPP, CDI
Christian dem.
1,7% 3 2,3% 3
De Vlaamse Groenen (GROEN) <
The Flemish Greens
EGP, GG
Green politics
1,3% 2 1,4% 1
Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie (N-VA) <
New Flemish Alliance
-<
Separatism, Conserv.
0,6% 1 CD&V -
Lijst Dedecker (LDD) <
List Dedecker
-<
Conserv. liberalism
0,4% - - -
Sociaal-Liberale Partij (SLP) <
Social Liberal Party
(2004: SPIRIT)
EFA
Regionalism, Social liberalism
0,1% - SPA 2
Others - 6,6% - 4,5% -
Total - - 89 - 89
Turnout - 84,3% 83,6%

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© 2006-2012 zentele.de. Sources: Federale Portaalsite [http://verkiezingen2009.belgium.be], De Standaard [http://www.standaard.be]. Archive: Elections 1989-1999.