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 WALLONIA / B

Legislative elections: Walloon Parliament, 5-year term, 5% threshold, party-list proportional representation system
           ¬∑ Prime Minister: Rudy Demotte (PS) ¬∑ Governing parties: PS, CDH

Party Affiliation, Ideology 2009 Seats 2004 Seats
Parti Socialiste (PS) <
Socialist Party
PES, SI
Social dem.
32,8% 29 36,9% 34
Mouvement Réformateur (MR) <
Reform Movement
ELDR, LI
Liberalism
23,4% 19 24,3% 20
√Čcologistes (ECOLO) <
Ecologists
EGP, GG
Green politics
18,5% 14 8,5% 3
Centre Démocrate Humaniste (CDH) <
Humanist Democratic Centre
EPP, CDI
Christian dem.
16,1% 13 17,6% 14
Front National (FN) <
National Front
-
Nationalism (far-right)
2,9% - 8,1% 4
Others - 6,3% - 4,6% -
Total - - 75 - 75
Turnout - 89,0% 89,5%

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© 2006-2012 zentele.de. Source: Federale Portaalsite [http://verkiezingen2009.belgium.be]. Archive: Elections 1995-1999.