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March 12, 2013 Held

30,136
Voted
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Greenland

Election for Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut (Diet)

Results

74%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:30,136
Valid Votes:29,873
Invalid Votes:263

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Forward 14 - 12,910

43.22%

Community of the People 11 - 10,374

34.73%

Solidarity 2 - 2,454

8.21%

People's Party 2 - 1,930

6.46%

Democrats 2 - 1,870

6.26%

Assosciation of Candidates - - 326

1.09%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The 31 seats in the Parliament (Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen of Denmark MARGRETHE II *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Kuupik KLEIST
  • Assembly: Greenland has a unicameral Parliament (Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut) with 31 seats.

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

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen of Denmark is hereditary N/A.
  • Prime Minister is elected by parliament to serve a 4-year term.
  • In the Parliament (Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut) 31 members are elected by open list proportional representation in multi-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms.***

*** Votes are tabulated using the d’Hondt method.

Main parties in the electoral race:

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 57,695 (July 2012 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 40,588 (March 2013 )