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Queen: Margrethe II. · Løgmaður: Aksel V. Johannesen (JF) · Governing parties: JF, TJ, F
Legislative elections: Føroya Løgting, 4-year term, 33 seats, 4% threshold, party-list PR:

Party 2015 2011
Javnaðarflokkurin (JF)
Social Democratic Party
Unionism
Social democracy
25,1% 8 17,7% 6
Tjóðveldi (TJ)
Republic
Separatism
Democratic socialism
20,8% 7 18,3% 6
Fólkaflokkurin (FF)
People's Party
Separatism
Conservatism
Economic liberalism
18,9% 6 22,5% 8
Sambandsflokkurin (SB)
Union Party
Unionism
Agrarianism
Conservative liberalism
18,8% 6 24,7% 8
Framsókn (F)
Progress
Separatism
Liberalism
7,0% 2 6,3% 2
Miðflokkurin (MF)
Centre Party
Regionalism
Christian democracy
Social conservatism
5,5% 2 6,2% 2
Nýtt Sjálvstýri (NSS)
New Self-Government
[2011: SSF]
Regionalism
Social liberalism
4,0% 2 4,2% 1
Others - - - -
Total - 33 - 33
Turnout 88,8% 86,6%

 © 2015 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: Kringvarp Føroya (http://www.kringvarp.fo).

Archive: Legislative elections, 1994-2011 ( For full coverage, 1945-present, click here):

1994 1998 2002 2004 2008 2011
SF % 23,4 18,0 26,0 23,7 21,0 24,7
  S. 8 6 8 7 7 8
FF %  16,0  21,3  20,8 20,6 20,1 22,5
  S.  6  8  7 7 7 8
TJ (TF) % 13,7  23,8 23,7  21,7 23,3 18,3
  S.  4  8  8 8 8 6
JF % 15,4 21,9 20,9 21,8 19,4 17,7
  S. 5 7 7 7 6 6
F % - - - - - 6,3
  S. - - - - - 2
MF % 5,8 4,1 4,2 5,2 8,4 6,2
  S. 2 1 1 2 3 2
NSS (SSF) %  5,6  7,7 4,4 4,6 7,2 4,2
  S.  2  2 1 1 2 1
KFF % 6,3  2,5  - - - -
  S. 2 -  - - - -
VMF % 9,5 0,8  - - - -
  S. 3 -  - - - -
Others % 4,3 - - 2,4 0,7 -
  S. - - - - - -
Total S. 32 32 32 32 33 33
Turnout % - 88,2 91,6 92,3 89,2 86,6

Abbreviations: SF: Union Party; FF: People's Party; TJ: Republic (1994-2004: Republican Party, TF); JF: Social Democratic Party; F: Progress; MF: Centre Party; NSS: New Self-Government (1994-2011: Self-Government Party, SSF); KFF: Christian People's Party, Faroese Progress and Fisheries Party; VMF: Workers' Movement. © 2015 Wolfram Nordsieck.