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The Danish Folketing election of 1918 was held on 22 April 1918. It was the first election under the new Constitution of 1915 that gave women the right to vote. At the same time, the number of seats in the Folketing was increased from 114 to 140.

Party Leader Total votes Percentage of ballots cast Seats won Gain/Loss
Venstre 271,879 29.5% 46 +3
Social Democratic Party 262,796 28.5% 39 +7
Det Radikale Venstre 195,159 21.2% 32 +1
Conservative People's Party 167,865 18.2% 22 +14
Erhvervspartiet 11,934 1.3% 1 +1
Det ny Højre 4,764 0.5% 0 +0
Vælgerforeningen af 1918 4,407 0.5% 0 +0
Socialist Workers Party 1,410 0.2% 0 +0
Uafhængige Socialdemokrati 1,086 0.1% 0 +0
Total 140
Voter turnout 75.4%

References

  • Tågholt, Knud (1984) [1971] (in Danish). Hvem var minister - Dansk politik gennem mere end 100 år (2. edition ed.). Århus: Forlaget Aros. pp. 30–31. ISBN 87-7003-204-1.  
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