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1850 Belgian general election

1850 Belgian general election

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54 of the 108 seats in the Chamber of Representatives
55 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
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Leader Charles Rogier
Party Liberal Catholic
Leader since Candidate for PM
Seats before 83 seats 25 seats
Seats won 32 22
Seats after 69 39
Seat change Decrease 14 Increase 14
Popular vote 15,320 11,618
Percentage 54.80% 41.56%

Government before election

Rogier I
Liberal

Elected Government

Rogier I
Liberal

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Partial general elections were held in Belgium on 11 June 1850.[1][2] In the Chamber of Representatives elections the result was a victory for the Liberal Party, who won 69 of the 108 seats.[2] Voter turnout was 69.1%, although only 40,435 people were eligible to vote.

Under the alternating system, elections were only held in five out of the nine provinces: Antwerp, Brabant, Luxembourg, Namur and West Flanders.

Results

Chamber of Representatives

Party Votes % Seats
Won Total +/–
Liberal Party 15,320 54.8 32 69 –14
Catholics 11,618 41.6 22 39 +14
Others 1,016 3.6 0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 2,196
Total 30,150 100 54 108 0
Registered voters/turnout 40,435 69.1
Source: Mackie & Rose,[3] Sternberger et al.

References

  1. ^ Codebook Constituency-level Elections Archive, 2003
  2. ^ a b Sternberger, D, Vogel, B & Nohlen, D (1969) Die Wahl der Parlamente: Band I: Europa - Erster Halbband, p105
  3. ^ Thomas T Mackie & Richard Rose (1991) The International Almanac of Electoral History, Macmillan, p46

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