ElectionGudie

Feb. 9, 2001 Held

14,178
Voted
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Principality of Liechtenstein

Election for Landtag (Parliament)

Results

85%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:14,178
Valid Votes:13,919
Invalid Votes:259

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Progressive Citizens' Party 13 92,204

49.90%

Fatherland Union 11 76,402

41.35%

Free List 1 16,184

8.76%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 25 seats in the Parliament (Landtag)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Prince HANS ADAM II *
  • Head of Government: Head of Government Mario FRICK
  • Assembly: Liechtenstein has a unicameral Parliament (Landtag) with 25 seats.

* On August 15, 2004, Prince HANS ADAM II transferred the official duties to the Hereditary Prince ALOIS, but Prince HANS ADAM II retains his title of Head of State.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Prince is a hereditary monarch.
  • In the Parliament (Landtag) 25 members are elected by proportional representation to serve 4-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Progressive Citizens' Party (FBP)
    Leader: Norbert SEEGER
    Seats won in this election: 13
    Seats won in last election: 10
  • Party: Fatherland Union
    Leader: Mario FRICK
    Seats won in this election: 11
    Seats won in last election: 13
  • Party: Free List (FL)
    Leader: Christel HILTI, Hansjorg HILTI, Helen MARXER, Hugo RISCH, and Margrit WILLE
    Seats won in this election: 1
    Seats won in last election: 2

 

Last Parliamentary election:

  • Parliamentary elections were last held on February 2, 1997.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 32,207 (July 2000 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 16,350 ( 2001 )