Dutch general election, 1871

Azure, billetty Or a lion with a coronet Or armed and langued Gules holding in his dexter paw a sword Argent hilted Or and in the sinister paw seven arrows Argent pointed and bound together Or. [The seven arrows stand for the seven provinces of the Union of Utrecht.] The shield is crowned with the (Dutch) royal crown and supported by two lions Or armed and langued gules. They stand on a scroll Azure with the text (Or) "Je Maintiendrai" (French for "I will maintain".)
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Partial general elections were held in the Netherlands on 13 June 1871 to elect half the seats in the House of Representatives.[1]


Party Votes % Seats
Conservative Liberals 4
Registered voters/turnout100,33660.2
Source: Bromley & Kossman,[2] Nohlen & Stöver


  1. Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1395 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. J.S. Bromley and E.H. Kossmann (1960) Britain and the Netherlands; Volume IV Metropolis, Dominion and Province, p198
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