ElectionGudie

June 13, 2004 Held

199,846
Voted
Luxembourg

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Election for Chambre des Députés (Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies)

Results

87%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:199,846
Valid Votes:188,664
Invalid Votes:11,182

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Christian Social People's Party 24 - 1,105,630

36.11%

Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party 14 - 785,490

23.37%

Democratic Party 10 - 460,867

16.05%

The Greens 7 - 356,563

11.58%

Action Committee for Democracy and Justice 5 - 279,320

9.95%

Others - - 101,174

2.94%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 60 seats in the Chamber of Deputies (Chambre des Députés)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Grand Duke HENRI
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Jean-Claude JUNCKER
  • Assembly: Luxembourg has a unicameral Chamber of Deputies (Chambre des Députés) with 60 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Grand Duke is hereditary N/A.
  • In the Chamber of Deputies (Chambre des Députés) 60 members are elected by a proportional representation system with preferential vote to serve 5-year terms.***

*** Members of the Chamber of Deputies are elected via a mixed one-person, one-vote system and via proportional representation. Voters can vote in one of two ways. They can either vote for a particular party list, in which case the party receives as many votes as the voter is entitled to cast. Alternatively, voters can choose to vote for individual canddiates on any party list, in which case their votes may not exceed the number of deputies to be elected from the districts.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Christian Social People's Party (CSV/PCS) / Chrëschtlech Sozial Vollekspartei,
    • Leader: Erna HENNICOT-SCHOEPGES
    • Seats won in this election: 24
    • Seats won in last election: 19
  • Party: Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP/POSL) / Lëtzebuerger Sozialistesch Arbechterpartei
    • Leader: Jean ASSELBORN
    • Seats won in this election: 14
    • Seats won in last election: 13
  • Party: Democratic Party (DP) / Demokratesch Partei
    • Leader: Lydia POLFER
    • Seats won in this election: 10
    • Seats won in last election: 15
  • Party: The Greens / Déi Gréng
    • Leader: François BAUSCH
    • Seats won in this election: 7
    • Seats won in last election: 5
  • Party: Action Committee for Democracy and Justice (ADR) / Alternativ Demokratesch Reformpartei
    • Leader: Robert MEHLEN
    • Seats won in this election: 5
    • Seats won in last election: 6
  • Party: Others
    • Leader: N/A
    • Seats won in this election: 0
    • Seats won in last election: N/A

Last Parliamentary election:

  • Parliamentary elections were last held in Luxembourg on June 13, 1999.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 458,095 (2004)
  • Registered Voters: 217,979 (June 2004)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 232,192 (2004)

·         Is Luxembourg a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)

·         Has Luxembourg ratified CEDAW: Yes (2 February 1989)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 12 (following the 2004 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 19 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Luxembourg a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)

·         Has Luxembourg ratified CRPD: Yes (26 September 2011)

·         Population with a disability: 68,714 (est.)