ElectionGudie

June 2, 2009 Held

28,510
Voted
Greenland

Greenland

Election for Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut (Greenland Diet)

Results

71%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:28,510
Valid Votes:28,275
Invalid Votes:235

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Community of the People 14 12,457

44.06%

Forward 9 7,567

26.76%

Democrats 4 3,620

12.80%

Feeling of Community 3 3,094

10.94%

Association of Candidates 1 1,084

3.83%

Sorlaat Partiiat - - 383

1.35%

Others - - 70

0.25%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 31 seats in the Diet (Inatsisartut)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen of Denmark MARGRETHE II
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Hans ENOKSEN
  • Assembly: Greenland has a unicameral Diet (Inatsisartut) with 31 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen of Denmark is hereditary N/A.
  • The Prime Minister is elected by parliament to serve a 4-year term.
  • In the Diet (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: 57,600 (July 2009 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 39,990 (August 2009 )