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Head of State:HM King Albert II

Head of Government: Elio Di Rupo

Chamber of Representatives:150 members

Last election:Legislative, 13 June 2010

Next election:-

Parliamentary elections

Election results, 1991-2010. Selected parties.

Main political parties, descriptions and election results 2010
Party Description Votes % Seats
N-VA - New Flemish Alliance  Ethnic-Regional  17,40 27
PS - Socialist Party Social Democratic 13,70 26
CD&V - Christian Democratic and Flemish Christian Democratic 10,85 17
MR - Reformist Movement Liberal 9,28 18
SP.A - Socialist Party – Different Social Democratic 9,24 13
OpenVLD - Flemish Liberals and Democrats Liberal 8,64 13
VB - Flemish Interest Ethnic-Regional 7,76 12
CDH - The Humanist Democratic Centre Christian Democrat 5,52 9
ECOLO - Ecologists confederated Ecologist 4,80 8
Groen! - Green! Ecologist 4,38 5
LDD - Dedecker List Liberal, free market 2,31 1
Popular Party - 1,29 1

EP elections

Belgium elects 24 representatives to the European Parliament. The electoral system is based on proportional representation. The last elections to the European Parliament took place on 7 June 2009. Belgium was one of the few countries where turnout was not an issue: the 90.5 percent figure reflect the compulsory voting law rather than a surge in interest in the election.. [read more..]

Results, European Parliament election 2009. NUTS 2. Flanders

Results, European Parliament election 2009. NUTS 2. Wallonia

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