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2003 Russian legislative election

Legislative election were held in Russia on 7 December 2003. At stake were the 450 seats in the State Duma, the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Russia. As expected, the pro-Vladimir Putin United Russia party received the most votes 37.6 pe ...

                                               

2007 Russian legislative election

Legislative elections were held in the Russian Federation on 2 December 2007. At stake were the 450 seats in the 5th State Duma, the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Russia. Eleven parties were included in the ballot, including Russias larg ...

                                               

2020 Slovak parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections were held in Slovakia on 29 February 2020. All 150 members of the National Council were elected and the leader of the resultant government party or coalition will become the Prime Minister. The ruling coalition comprising ...

                                               

2019 South African general election

General elections were held in South Africa on 8 May 2019 to elect a new National Assembly and provincial legislatures in each province. These were the sixth elections held since the end of apartheid in 1994 and determined who would become the ne ...

                                               

Party lists for the 2019 South African election

This article displays the various political parties party candidate lists for the 2019 South African general election. The National Assembly of South Africa is elected every five years by party-list proportional representation using closed lists.

                                               

Political parties that contested the 2019 South African general election

The Electoral Commission of South Africa announced on 20 March 2019 that a record number of 48 parties had registered candidates for the national parliamentary election. This is 19 more parties that contested the 2014 national elections. In the p ...

                                               

April 2019 Spanish general election

The April 2019 Spanish general election was held on Sunday, 28 April 2019, to elect the 13th Cortes Generales of the Kingdom of Spain. All 350 seats in the Congress of Deputies were up for election, as well as 208 of 266 seats in the Senate. Foll ...

                                               

Next Spanish general election

The next Spanish general election will be held no later than Sunday 10 December 2023, to elect the 15th Cortes Generales of the Kingdom of Spain. All 350 seats in the Congress of Deputies are to be contested, as well as 208 of 265 seats in the Se ...

                                               

November 2019 Spanish general election

The November 2019 Spanish general election was held on Sunday, 10 November 2019, to elect the 14th Cortes Generales of the Kingdom of Spain. All 350 seats in the Congress of Deputies were up for election, as well as 208 of 265 seats in the Senate ...

                                               

Next Sri Lankan parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections in Sri Lanka are scheduled to be held on 2020. In November 2018, the date was briefly moved forward by more than a year to 5 January 2019 due to President Maithripala Sirisena dissolving parliament during a constitutional ...

                                               

1982 Swedish general election

General elections were held in Sweden on 19 September 1982. They saw the return of the Swedish Social Democratic Party to power after six years in opposition, the longest period in opposition by the Social Democrats since the 1910s. The center-ri ...

                                               

1985 Swedish general election

General elections were held in Sweden on 15 September 1985. The Swedish Social Democratic Party remained the largest party in the Riksdag, winning 159 of the 349 seats. Its leader, Olof Palme, kept his position as Prime Minister. He would retain ...

                                               

1988 Swedish general election

General elections were held in Sweden on 18 September 1988. The Swedish Social Democratic Party remained the largest party in the Riksdag, winning 156 of the 349 seats.

                                               

1991 Swedish general election

General elections were held in Sweden on 15 September 1991. The Swedish Social Democratic Party remained the largest party in the Riksdag, winning 138 of the 349 seats. However, it was the partys worst showing since 1928 with 37.7% of the vote. T ...

                                               

1994 Swedish general election

General elections were held in Sweden on 18 September 1994. The Swedish Social Democratic Party remained the largest party in the Riksdag, winning 161 of the 349 seats. Led by Ingvar Carlsson, the party returned to power and formed a minority gov ...

                                               

1998 Swedish general election

General elections were held in Sweden on 20 September 1998. The Swedish Social Democratic Party remained the largest party in the Riksdag, winning 131 of the 349 seats. The incumbent Social Democratic minority government, led by Goran Persson, wa ...

                                               

2002 Swedish general election

General elections were held in Sweden on 15 September 2002, alongside municipal and county council elections. The Swedish Social Democratic Party remained the largest party in the Riksdag, winning 144 of the 349 seats. After securing a confidence ...

                                               

2010 Swedish general election

General elections were held in Sweden on 19 September 2010 to elect the 349 members of the Riksdag. The main contenders of the election were the governing centre-right coalition the Alliance, consisting of the Moderate Party, the Centre Party, th ...

                                               

2014 Swedish general election

General elections were held in Sweden on 14 September 2014 to elect all 349 seats in the Riksdag, alongside elections for the 21 county councils, and 290 municipal assemblies. The centre-right Alliance for Sweden coalition sought a third term in ...

                                               

2018 Swedish general election

General elections were held in Sweden on Sunday 9 September 2018 to elect the 349 members of the Riksdag. Regional and municipal elections were also held on the same day. The incumbent minority government, consisting of the Social Democrats and t ...

                                               

Results of the 1973 Swedish general election

The later iteration of Vastra Gotaland County was divided into three separate counties and five consistuencies in 1973. The three counties were Gothenburg and Bohuslan, Skaraborg and Alvsborg. Gothenburg/Bohus were divided into one constituency r ...

                                               

Results of the 1976 Swedish general election

The leftist bloc won Askersund by seven votes margin with 3.788 versus 3.781 votes, although both blocs results were rounded to 48.6 %.

                                               

Results of the 1979 Swedish general election

Vastra Gotaland County did in 1979 consist of three separate counties; Goteborg och Bohuslan, Skaraborg and Alvsborg. The city of Gothenburg and the Bohuslan part of the county were divided into separate constituencies as well as Alvsborg being d ...

                                               

Results of the 1982 Swedish general election

Sweden held a general election on 19 September 1982, resulting in a change of government as the Social Democrats and Olof Palme returned to government after six years in opposition. 45.6 % of the vote marked the partys strongest showing since win ...

                                               

Results of the 1985 Swedish general election

There were 5.567.022 valid ballots cast. a The Centre Party and Christian Democratic Unity CDU ran a joint list known as Centre. One CDU candidate was elected on the Centre list, the first time the party had parliamentary representation.

                                               

Results of the 1988 Swedish general election

Vastra Gotaland did have three different counties at the time. Those were Goteborg och Bohuslan, Skaraborg and Alvsborg. There were five constituencies, namely two for Goteborg och Bohuslan, one for Skaraborg and two for Alvsborg.

                                               

Results of the 1991 Swedish general election

Although both blocs got rounded to 44.7 %, the leftist bloc won Valdemarsvik by 2.565 to 2.563 votes.

                                               

Results of the 1994 Swedish general election

Sweden held a general election on 18 September 1994. As of the 2018 election, this was the final time in which the Social Democrats won more than 45 % of the overall vote, marking a steady decline thereafter. The Green Party replaced the New Demo ...

                                               

Results of the 1998 Swedish general election

Sweden held a general election on 20 September 1998. Although the Social Democrats hung onto being the largest party and being the largest parliamentary bloc, the party had its worst election result in the unicameral Riksdag era at 36.4 %. Both t ...

                                               

Results of the 2002 Swedish general election

There were 5.303.212 valid ballots cast. ¹ New Democracy was actually dissolved by the time of the election and did not run, but some voters wrote the party name on an empty ballot anyway.

                                               

Results of the 2006 Swedish general election

The final results were published on 21 September 2006 by the Swedish Election Authority Valmyndigheten. Apart from separating the minor parties, there were no big changes to the preliminary count from the election night. 6.892.009 people were eli ...

                                               

Results of the 2010 Swedish general election

"Won" denotes that the winning bloc got more than 50 % of the votes for that parties that secured Riksdag representation, due to the unaffiliated Sweden Democrats entry rendered the first hung parliament since 1991.

                                               

Results of the 2018 Swedish general election

Vastra Gotaland was divided into five separate constituencies, one covering the city of Gothenburg and the other three being geographically distributed between south, north, east and west.

                                               

1995 Swiss federal election

Federal elections were held in Switzerland on October 22, 1995. The Social Democratic Party emerged as the largest party in the National Council, winning 54 of the 200 seats.

                                               

1999 Swiss federal election

Federal elections were held in Switzerland on 24 October 1999. Although the Swiss Peoples Party received the most votes for the first time in the partys history, the Social Democratic Party remained the largest party in the National Council, winn ...

                                               

2003 Swiss federal election

Federal elections were held in Switzerland on 19 October 2003. Although in Switzerlands political system, in which all four major parties form a coalition, it is very difficult to achieve a change of government, this election produced an upset wi ...

                                               

2011 Swiss federal election

Federal elections were held in Switzerland on 23 October 2011. All of the Federal Assembly were to be elected: all 200 seats in the National Council and all 46 seats in the Council of States. Voter turnout was 49.1%, compared to 48.9% in 2007.

                                               

2015 Swiss federal election

Federal elections were held in Switzerland on 18 October 2015 for the National Council and the first round of elections to the Council of States, with runoff elections to the Council of States being held in various cantons until 22 November. Resu ...

                                               

2007 Swiss federal election

Elections to the Swiss Federal Assembly, the federal parliament of Switzerland, were held on Sunday, 21 October 2007. In a few cantons, a second round of the elections to the Council of States was held on 11 November, 18 November, and 25 November ...

                                               

1946 Turkish general election

General elections were held in Turkey on 21 July 1946, the first multi-party elections in the countrys history. The multiple non-transferable vote electoral system was used. The result was a victory for the Republican Peoples Party, which won 395 ...

                                               

1950 Turkish general election

General elections were held in Turkey on 14 May 1950, using the multiple non-transferable vote electoral system. The result was a landslide victory for the opposition Democratic Party, which won 408 of the 487 seats.

                                               

1954 Turkish general election

General elections were held in Turkey on 2 May 1954.The electoral system used was the multiple non-transferable vote. The result was a victory for the Democrat Party, which won 503 of the 541 seats. Voter turnout was 88.6%.

                                               

1957 Turkish general election

General elections were held in Turkey on 27 October 1957. The electoral system used was the multiple non-transferable vote, with each electoral district electing an average of 9 members. The result was a victory for the Democrat Party, which won ...

                                               

1961 Turkish general election

General elections were held in Turkey on 15 October 1961. The electoral system used was party-list proportional representation with the DHondt method in 67 electoral districts. In order to receive seats in a district, parties needed to win a Hare ...

                                               

1965 Turkish general election

General elections were held in Turkey on 10 October 1965. The result was a victory for the Justice Party, which won 240 of the 450 seats. Voter turnout was 71.3%.

                                               

1969 Turkish general election

General elections were held in Turkey on 12 October 1969. The electoral system used was party-list proportional representation using the DHondt method in 66 electoral districts. The result was a victory for the Justice Party, which won 256 of the ...

                                               

1983 Turkish general election

General elections were held in Turkey on 6 November 1983, the first since 1977 because the democratic rights were abandoned after the military coup of 1980. The National Security Council banned the previous political parties from participating, l ...

                                               

1991 Turkish general election

General elections were held in Turkey on 20 October 1991, to elect members to the 19th Grand National Assembly. It was the first by the ruling Motherland Party to be contested without its founding leader, Turgut Ozal, who had become Turkish presi ...

                                               

1995 Turkish general election

Turkeys 13th general election was held on Sunday December 24, 1995, triggered by the newly re-established Republican Peoples Partys withdrawal from a coalition with the True Path Party. The coalition had been in government for four years, having ...

                                               

1999 Turkish general election

Turkeys 14th general election was held on Sunday April 18, 1999 and was the first election in Turkish history to combine local, council and parliamentary elections on the same day. Bulent Ecevits Democratic Left Party had been soaring in populari ...