Posted on 07. Jun, 2019 in: News

Foreign press notes Denmark’s swing to the left

International media reported how Denmark took a left-turn in Wednesday’s election. Under the headline ‘Danish left sweeps to victory with tough migration policy’, European online newspaper EU Observer wrote how ‘Denmark has elected a…

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Posted on 07. Jun, 2019 in: News

Liberals’ crown prince’ ditched by voters

Kristian Jensen’s hopes of succeeding Lars Løkke Rasmussen as Liberal leader if, and when, Lars Løkke Rasmussen steps down have been damaged by his poor personal showing in Wednesday’s election, according to party…

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Posted on 07. Jun, 2019 in: News

DPP spokesman attacks Løkke

The recriminations for the centre-right’s defeat in Wednesday’s election continued last night when the Danish People’s Party’s Søren Espersen called Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s behaviour during the campaign as ‘disgusting’. During a TV debate…

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Posted on 07. Jun, 2019 in: News

LA leader quits

Anders Samuelsen resigned as Liberal Alliance (LA) leader yesterday following Wednesday’s disastrous election result when LA was one of the biggest losers, seeing its seats tally fall from 13 to four. In an…

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Posted on 07. Jun, 2019 in: News

Election aftermath

LA leadership battle / PornHub MP loses seat / Klaus Riskær Pedersen dissolves party / Løkke’s ‘wonderboy’ / Economist predicts no big change to economic policy…. Anders Samuelsen’s resignation as Liberal Alliance leader…

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Posted on 06. Jun, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Denmark turns left

41-year-old Mette Frederiksen is set to become Denmark’s youngest ever prime minister after the centre-left bloc of parties won a 91-75 majority in Wednesday’s election. The Social Democrat leader told her jubilant supporters at…

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Posted on 06. Jun, 2019 in: News

Frederiksen aims for Social Democrat-only government

‘Prime Minister in waiting’ Mette Frederiksen last night repeated her intention to form a minority, Social Democrat-only government rather than a coalition with her allies on the left. She vowed to govern on…

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Posted on 06. Jun, 2019 in: News

DPP leader after election disaster: I wont abandon ship

It was a disastrous day for the Danish People’s Party who lost 21 seats as support plummeted to 8.7% from 21.1% in the 2015 election. In contrast to some other European countries, where…

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Posted on 06. Jun, 2019 in: News

Final tally: Who won, who lost

With 100% of votes counted, the final result of the 2019 general election: Social Democrats: 25.9 % / 48 seats (+1) Liberals (Venstre):  23.4 % / 43 (+9) Danish People’s Party 8.7 %…

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Posted on 06. Jun, 2019 in: News

Foreign Minister loses seat as LA joins DPP’s nosedive

Apart from a new government, the demise of the Danish People’s Party (DPP) and Liberal Alliance (LA) was the election’s biggest story, analysts said last night. The DPP lost 21 seats and LA…

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