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Queen: Margrethe II. · State Minister: Mette Frederiksen (S) · Governing party: S
Legislative elections: Folketing, 4-year-term, 179 seats, 2% threshold, party-list PR:

Party 2019 2015
Socialdemokratiet i Danmark (S)
Social Democracy in Denmark
Social democracy  
 
25,9% 48 26,3% 47
Venstre, Danmarks Liberale Parti (V)
Left, Liberal Party of Denmark
Conservative liberalism
Agrarianism 
23,4% 43 19,5% 34
Dansk Folkeparti (DF)
Danish People's Party
National conservatism
Social conservatism
Right-wing populism
8,7% 16 21,1% 37
Det Radikale Venstre (RV)
Radical Left
Social liberalism 
 
8,6% 16 4,6% 8
Socialistisk Folkeparti (SF)
Socialist People's Party
Green politics
Democratic socialism 
7,7% 14 4,2% 7
Enhedslisten - De Rød-Grønne (EL)
Unity List - The Red-Greens
Socialism
Eco-socialism
Euroscepticism
6,9% 13 7,8% 14
Det Konservative Folkeparti (KF)
Conservative People's Party
Liberal conservatism
 
6,6% 12 3,4% 6
Alternativet (A)
Alternative
Green politics  
 
3,0% 5 4,8% 9
Nye Borgerlige (NB)
New Right
National conservatism
Economic liberalism 
2,4% 4 - -
Liberal Alliance (LA)
Liberal Alliance
Liberalism 
 
2,3% 4 7,5% 13
Kristendemokraterne (KD)
Christian Democrats
Christian democracy 
 
1,7% - 0,8% -
Faroe Islands/Greenland - 4 - 4
Others 2,7% - 0,1% -
Total - 179 - 179
Turnout 84,5% 85,8%

 © 2019 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Danmarks Statistik (http://www.dst.dk).

Archive: Legislative elections, 1998-2015 ( For full coverage, 1945-present, click here):

1998 2001 2005 2007 2011 2015
S % 36,0 29,1 25,8 25,5 24,9 26,3
  S. 63 52 47 45 44 47
DF % 7,4 12,0 13,3 13,9 12,3 21,1
  S. 13 22 24 25 22 37
V % 24,0 31,3 29,0 26,2 26,7 19,5
  S. 42 56 52 46 47 34
EL % 2,7 2,4 3,4 2,2 6,7 7,8
  S. 5 4 6 4 12 14
LA (NA) % - - - 2,8 5,0 7,5
  S. - - - 5 9 13
RV % 3,9 5,2 9,2 5,1 9,5 4,6
  S. 7 9 16 9 17 8
SF % 7,5 6,4 6,0 13,0 9,2 4,2
  S. 13 12 11 23 16 7
KF % 8,9 9,1 10,3 10,4 4,9 3,4
  S. 16 16 19 18 8 6
KD (KRF) % 2,5 2,3 1,7 0,9 0,8 0,8
  S. 4 4 - - - -
CD % 4,3 1,8 1,0 - - -
  S. 8 - - - - -
FRP % 2,4 0,6 - - - -
  S. 4 - - - - -
F./G. % - - - - - -
  S. 4 4 4 4 4 4
Others % 0,4 0,0 0,3 0,0 0,1 0,1
  S. - - - - - -
Total S. 179 179 179 179 179 179
Turnout S. 86,0 87,2 84,5 86,5 87,7 85,8

Abbreviations: S: Social Democracy in Denmark; DF: Danish People's Party; V: Left, Liberal Party of Denmark; EL: Unity List-The Red-Greens; LA: Liberal Alliance (2007: New Alliance, NA); RV: Radical Left; SF: Socialist People's Party; KF: Conservative People's Party; KD: Christian Democrats (1998-2001: Christian People's Party, KRF); CD: Centre Democrats; FRP: Progress Party. © 2019 Wolfram Nordsieck.