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Danish Landsting election, August 1920

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Danish Landsting election, August 1920

The first Danish Landsting election of 1920 was held on 10 August 1920, with the exceptions that the seats elected by the resigning parliament were elected on 26 June,[1] the Faroese member was elected on 23 August,[1] and the electors that elected the candidates standing in the constituencies were elected on 30 July.[2]

The seats of all seven constituencies as well as the seats elected by the parliament were up for election.


Party Leader Total votes Seats elected by electors Seats elected by the resigning parliament Total number of seats Gain/Loss
Venstre 24 7 31 +5
Social Democratic Party 15 4 19 +4
Conservative People's Party 10 4 14 -4
Det Radikale Venstre 5 3 8 -4
Total 54 18 72
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  1. ^ a b Rosenkrantz, Palle (1934). Den danske regering og rigsdag 1903-1934 (in Danish). Copenhagen: Arthur Jensens Forlag. pp. 400–407. 
  2. ^ a b Wendt, Frantz W. (1951). "Rigsdagen 1915-40". In Bomholt, J., Fabricius, K., Hjelholt, H., Mackeprang, M. & Møller, A. (eds.). Den Danske Rigsdag 1849-1949 bind II - Rigsdagens histore 1866-1949 (in Danish). Copenhagen: J. H. Schultz Forlag. p. 404. 

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