1982 Dutch General Election
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1982 Dutch General Election
1982 Dutch general election
Netherlands
← 1981 8 September 1982 1986 →
Turnout81.0%
PvdA Joop den Uyl 30.4% 47 +3
CDA Dries van Agt 29.4% 45 -3
VVD Ed Nijpels 23.1% 36 +10
D66 Jan Terlouw 4.3% 6 -11
PSP Fred van der Spek 2.3% 3 0
SGP Henk van Rossum 1.9% 3 0
CPN Ina Brouwer 1.8% 3 0
PPR Ria Beckers 1.5% 2 -1
RPF Meindert Leerling 1.5% 2 0
GPV Gert Schutte 0.9% 1 0
CP Hans Janmaat 0.8% 1 +1
EVP Cathy Ubels-Veen 0.7% 1 +1
Tweede Kamerverkiezingen 1982.png
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Dries van Agt Dries van Agt
CDA
Ruud Lubbers
CDA
Rudd Lubbers

Early general elections were held in the Netherlands on 8 September 1982.[1] The Labour Party emerged as the largest party, winning 47 of the 150 seats in the House of Representatives.[2]

Following the election the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) formed a coalition government with the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, with the CDA's Ruud Lubbers becoming Prime Minister.

Results

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Labour Party 2,503,517 30.4 47 +3
Christian Democratic Appeal 2,420,441 29.4 45 -3
People's Party for Freedom and Democracy 1,900,763 23.1 36 +10
Democrats 66 351,278 4.3 6 -11
Pacifist Socialist Party 187,547 2.3 3 0
Reformed Political Party 156,636 1.9 3 0
Communist Party of the Netherlands 147,753 1.8 3 0
Political Party of Radicals 136,446 1.7 2 -1
Reformatory Political Federation 124,235 1.5 2 0
Centre Party 68,423 0.8 1 +1
Reformed Political League 67,163 0.8 1 0
Evangelical People's Party 56,466 0.7 1 +1
Socialist Party 44,959 0.5 0 0
Democratic Socialists '70 31,047 0.4 0 0
Right-wing People's Party 21,987 0.3 0 0
Roman Catholic Party of the Netherlands 12,689 0.2 0 0
God with Us 3,157 0.0 0 0
Dutch Peoples-Union 1,632 0.0 0 0
Progressive Party for the Preservation of Work, Environment and Society 250 0.0 0 New
Small Party 127 0.0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 37,115 - - -
Total 8,732,631 100 150 0
Registered voters/turnout 10,216,627 81.0 - -
Source: Nederlandse verkiezingsuitslagen
Popular Vote
PvdA
30.40%
CDA
29.39%
VVD
23.08%
D66
4.26%
PSP
2.28%
SGP
1.90%
CPN
1.79%
PPR
1.66%
RPF
1.51%
CP
0.83%
GPV
0.82%
EVP
0.69%
SP
0.55%
DS70
0.38%
Other
0.48%

References

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1396 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p1414

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