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Greenland

Greenland

57,728 3

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

40,424 72.83%

Registered Voters (as of Dec. 16, 2014)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Greenland Diet Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen MARGRETHE II *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Kim KIELSEN
  • Assembly: Greenland has a unicameral Diet (Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut) with 31 seats.

* Queen MARGRETHE II of Denmark is represented by High Commissioner Mikaela ENGELL.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary head of state.
  • The Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the Diet (Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut) 31 members are elected by open list proportional representation in multi-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms.***
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Greenland Diet 2009-06-02 28,510 39,990 71.29%
Greenland Diet 2013-03-12 30,136 40,588 74.25%
Greenland Diet 2014-11-28 29,488 40,424 72.95%

Voter Turnout