Dutch general election, 1891

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".)
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
the Netherlands

General elections were held in the Netherlands on 9 June 1891.[1] The Liberal Democratic League emerged as the largest party, winning 53 of the 100 seats in the House of Representatives.[2]


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Liberal Democratic League86,88842.253+7
Anti Revolutionary Party60,73829.521–6
Catholic Party41,57920.0250
Social Democratic League2,1021.00–1
Other parties10,2305.00–1
Invalid/blank votes8,601
Registered voters/turnout291,51971.6
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. Nohlen, D & Stöver, P (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1395 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. Nohlen & Stöver, p1412
This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 12/1/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.