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General elections were held in Denmark on 5 June 2019 to elect all 179 members of the Folketing; 175 in Denmark proper, two in the Faroe Islands and two in Greenland. The elections took place ten days after the European Parliament elections.

Party leaders

Opinion polling

Danish Opinion Polls 30 Day Moving Average 2015-2019
The 30-day average trendline of the Danish opinion polls towards the general election in 2019. Each line corresponds to a political party. The date range for these opinion polls are from June 2015, when the previous parliamentary election occurred, to May 2019. The 15-day average as of 4 June is also shown.

Results

Popular vote in Denmark
A
  
25.9%
V
  
23.4%
O
  
8.7%
B
  
8.6%
F
  
7.7%
Ø
  
6.9%
C
  
6.6%
Å
  
3.0%
D
  
2.4%
I
  
2.3%
P
  
1.8%
K
  
1.7%
E
  
0.8%
Others
  
0.1%
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Party Votes % Seats +/–
Denmark proper
Social Democrats (A) 914,882 25.9 48 +1
Venstre (V) 826,161 23.4 43 +9
Danish People's Party (O) 308,513 8.7 16 –21
Danish Social Liberal Party (B) 304,714 8.6 16 +8
Socialist People's Party (F) 272,304 7.7 14 +7
Red–Green Alliance (Ø) 245,100 6.9 13 –1
Conservative People's Party (C) 233,865 6.6 12 +6
The Alternative (Å) 104,278 3.0 5 –4
The New Right (D) 83,201 2.4 4 New
Liberal Alliance (I) 82,270 2.3 4 –9
Hard Line (P) 63,114 1.8 0 New
Christian Democrats (K) 60,944 1.7 0 0
Klaus Riskær Pedersen (E) 29,600 0.8 0 New
Independents 2,774 0.1 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 37,801
Total 3,569,521 100 175 0
Registered voters/turnout 4,219,537 84.6
Faroe Islands
Union Party 7,349 28.3 1 +1
Social Democratic Party 6,630 25.5 1 0
People's Party 6,181 23.8 0 0
Republic 4,830 18.6 0 –1
Progress 639 2.5 0 0
Self-Government Party 333 1.3 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 244
Total 26,206 100 2 0
Registered voters/turnout 37,264 70.3
Greenland
Inuit Ataqatigiit 6,881 33.4 1 0
Siumut 6,058 29.4 1 0
Democrats 2,262 11.0 0 0
Nunatta Qitornai 1,616 7.8 0 New
Partii Naleraq 1,565 7.6 0 0
Atassut 1,099 5.3 0 0
Cooperation Party 520 2.5 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 614
Total 20,615 100 2 0
Registered voters/turnout 41,344 49.9
Source: Statistics Denmark, Kringvarp Føroya, Qinersineq
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