Left-wing opposition bloc wins General Election in Denmark
06, Jun 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- In Denmark, left-wing opposition bloc has won the General Election of the country, leaving behind the ruling liberal Party.
- Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen conceded defeat after his party came second with 75 seats in the Parliament as against the 91 seats of the Social Democrats.
- Lokke told supporters at an election rally that the country had a good election, but there will be a change of government.
- With all votes counted, results showed the left-wing bloc, led by the Social Democrats, won a majority in the parliament, while the right-wing led by Rasmussen took 75 seats following a collapse for the anti-immigrant Danish People’s Party.