1967 Dutch general election

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1967 Dutch general election
Netherlands
← 1963 15 February 1967 1971 →
Turnout94.9%
Party Leader % Seats ±
KVP Norbert Schmelzer 26.5% 42 -8
PvdA Joop den Uyl 23.6% 37 -6
VVD Edzo Toxopeus 10.7% 17 +1
ARP Barend Biesheuvel 9.9% 15 +2
CHU Henk Beernink 8.1% 12 -1
BP Hendrik Koekoek 4.8% 7 +4
D66 Hans van Mierlo 4.5% 7 New
CPN Marcus Bakker 3.6% 5 +1
PSP Henk Lankhorst 2.9% 4 0
SGP Cornelius van Dis 2.0% 3 0
GPV Piet Jongeling 0.9% 1 0
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
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Seats
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Jelle Zijlstra Jelle Zijlstra
ARP
Piet de Jong
KVP
Piet de Jong

General elections were held in the Netherlands on 15 February 1967.[1] The Catholic People's Party (KVP) remained the largest party, winning 42 of the 150 seats in the House of Representatives.[2]

The elections led to a four-party coalition government being formed, consisting of the KVP, People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, Anti-Revolutionary Party and Christian Historical Union.

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Catholic People's Party 1,822,904 26.5 42 –8
Labour Party 1,620,112 23.6 37 –6
People's Party for Freedom and Democracy 738,202 10.7 17 +1
Anti-Revolutionary Party 681,060 9.9 15 +2
Christian Historical Union 560,033 8.1 12 –1
Farmers' Party 327,953 4.8 7 +4
Democrats 1966 307,810 4.5 7 New
Communist Party of the Netherlands 248,318 3.6 5 +1
Pacifist Socialist Party 197,206 2.9 4 0
Reformed Political Party 138,069 2.0 3 0
Reformed Political League 59,156 0.9 1 0
The Emergency Council 45,421 0.7 0 New
Christian Democratic Union 45,335 0.7 0 New
Party for the Unmarried 43,361 0.6 0 New
Land Interests 17,594 0.3 0 New
Liberal People's Party 11,279 0.2 0 New
Voogd List 4,808 0.1 0 New
Van Breukelen-Grein List 3,560 0.1 0 New
Machiela List 1,669 0.0 0 New
Germeaux List 1,218 0.0 0 New
Party of the Right 1,070 0.0 0 New
Christian National People's Party 976 0.0 0 0
Rodermond List 916 0.0 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 198,298
Total 7,076,328 100 150 0
Registered voters/turnout 7,452,776 94.9
Source: Nederlandse verkiezingsuitslagen
Popular Vote
KVP
26.50%
PvdA
23.55%
VVD
10.73%
ARP
9.90%
CHU
8.14%
BP
4.77%
D66
4.48%
CPN
3.61%
PSP
2.87%
SGP
2.01%
GPV
0.86%
Other
2.58%

References[edit]

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