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Belgian regional elections, 2009

 

Belgian regional elections, 2009

Regional elections were held in Belgium on 7 June 2009 to choose representatives in the regional parliaments of Flanders, Wallonia, Brussels and the German-speaking Community of Belgium. These elections were held on the same day as the European elections.[1]

The Parliament of the French Community is composed of all elected members of the Walloon Parliament (except German-speakers) and 19 of the French-speaking members of the Brussels Parliament.

Flemish Parliament

Flemish parliamentary election, 2009
Flanders
2004 ←
7 June 2009 (2009-06-07)
→ 2014
All 124 seats in the Flemish Parliament
62 seats needed for a majority

Minister-President before election

Kris Peeters
CD&V

Minister-President

Kris Peeters
CD&V

All 124 members of the Flemish Parliament were elected. The five Flemish provinces (West Flanders, East Flanders, Antwerp, Flemish Brabant and Limburg) each are a constituency, plus the Brussels-Capital Region where those voting for a Dutch-language party could also vote in the Flemish election.

Source: Elections 2009 - Flemish Parliament

Party Votes  % +/− Seats +/−
Christian Democratic and Flemish* 939,873 22.86 −3.23 31 −4
Flemish Interest 628,564 15.28 −8.86 21 −11
Socialist Party Different* 627,852 15.27 −4.39 19 −6
Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats 616,610 14.99 −4.80 21 −4
New-Flemish Alliance 537,040 13.06 +13.06 16 +16
List Dedecker 313,176 7.62 +7.62 8 +8
Green! 278,211 6.77 −0.83 7 +1
  Union of Francophones 47,319 1.15 +0.08 1 ±0
  Social Liberal Party 44,734 1.09 +1.09 0
  Workers Party of Belgium+ 42,849 1.04 +0.48 0
  Others 36,097 0.88 0
Total 4,112,325 100.00 124

Details

Region Seats won per party Total seats
Provinces CD&V VB OPEN VLD SP.A N-VA LDD GROEN! UF
Flanders Antwerp N/A
East Flanders N/A
Flemish Brabant
Limburg N/A N/A
West Flanders N/A
Brussels N/A N/A N/A
Total

Walloon Parliament

Walloon parliamentary election, 2009
Wallonia
2004 ←
7 June 2009 (2009-06-07)
→ 2014
All 75 seats in the Walloon Parliament
38 seats needed for a majority

Minister-President before election

Rudy Demotte
PS

Minister-President

Rudy Demotte
PS

All 75 members of the Walloon Regional Parliament were elected.

Source: Elections 2009 - Walloon Parliament

Party Votes  % +/− Seats +/−
Socialist Party 657,803 32.77 −4.14 29 −5
Reformist Movement 469,792 23.41 −0.89 19 −1
Ecolo 372,067 18.54 +10.02 14 +11
Humanist Democratic Centre 323,952 16.14 −1.48 13 −1
National Front 57,374 2.86 −5.26 0 −4
  Rassemblement Wallonie France 27,955 1.39 +0.38 0
  Workers Party of Belgium+ 24,875 1.24 +0.62 0
  Others 73,220 3.65 0
Total 2,007,038 100.00 75

Brussels Regional Parliament

Brussels parliamentary election, 2009
Brussels-Capital Region
2004 ←
7 June 2009 (2009-06-07)
→ 2014
All 89 seats in the Brussels Parliament
45 seats needed for a majority

Minister-President before election

Charles Picqué
PS

Minister-President

Charles Picqué
PS

All 89 members of the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region were elected. Those voting for a Dutch-language party could also cast a vote for the Flemish parliamentary election.

Source: Elections 2009 - Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region

Parliament of the German-speaking Community

All 25 members of the Parliament of the German-speaking Community were elected.

Source: Elections 2009 - German Community Parliament

Party Votes  % +/− Seats +/−
  Christian Social Party 10,122 27.02 −5.77 7 −1
  Socialist Party 7,231 19.30 +0.29 5 ±0
  Party for Freedom and Progress 6,562 17.52 −3.46 4 −1
  ProDG 6,553 17.49 +5.80 4 +1
  Ecolo 4,310 11.50 +3.32 3 +1
  Vivant 2,684 7.16 −0.18 2 ±0
Total 37,462 100.00 25

References

External links

  • Official 2009 elections website
  • Tractothèque - Electoral posters and leaflets
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