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Legislative elections: Folketing, 4-year-term, 2% threshold, party-list proportional representation system
           · Queen: Margrethe II. · State Minister: Lars Lökke Rasmussen (V) · Government: V, KF

Party Ideology, Affiliation, Founding 2011 Seats 2007 Seats
Venstre - Danmarks Liberale Parti (V) <
Left - Denmark's Liberal Party
Conservative liberalism; Agrarianism  ELDR, LI
1910
26,2% 46
Socialdemokratiet (S) <
Social Democracy
Social democracy; Third Way
 
PES, SI
1871
25,5% 45
Dansk Folkeparti (DF) <
Danish People's Party
Right-wing populism; National conservatism -
1995
13,9% 25
Socialistisk Folkeparti (SF) <
Socialist People's Party
Green politics; Eco-socialism, Democratic socialism EGP/GGo, NGLA
1959
13,0% 23
Det Konservative Folkeparti (KF) <
Conservative People's Party
Liberal conservatism
 
EPP, IDU
1915
10,4% 18
Det Radikale Venstre (RV) <
Radical Left
Social liberalism
 
ELDR, LI
1905
5,1% 9
Liberal Alliance (LA) <
Liberal Alliance
(former NA)
Liberalism
 
-
2007
2,8% 5
Enhedslisten - De Rød-Grønne (EL) <
Unity List - The Red-Greens
Socialism; Eco-socialism, Anti-capitalism, Euroscepticism EL, EACL
1989
2,2% 4
Kristendemokraterne (KD) <
Christian Democrats
Christian democracy
 
EPP, CDI
1970
0,9% -
Representatives from Faroe and Greenland - -     - 4
Others - -     0,0% -
Total - -     - 179
Turnout   86,5%

 © 2011
2006-2012 zentele.de. Source: Ministry of the Interior (http://www.im.dk). Archive: Elections 1945-1988 / 1990-2005.