1855 Belgian general election

General elections were held in Belgium on 12 June 1855.[1] In the Senate elections, Catholics won 31 seats and the Liberal Party won 23.[1] Voter turnout was the lowest in Belgian history at just 35.0%, although only 42,907 people were eligible to vote.[1] The Chamber was not up for election this year.



Party Votes % Seats
Catholics 31
Liberal Party 23
Total 54
Sternberger et al.


  1. ^ a b c Sternberger, D, Vogel, B & Nohlen, D (1969) Die Wahl der Parlamente: Band I: Europa - Erster Halbband, p105

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