Faroese general election, 1918

Faroese general election, 1918
Faroe Islands
24 April 1918
Party Leader % Seats ±
Self-Government Jóannes Patursson 49.7% 11 +2
Union Oliver Effersøe 50.3% 9 -1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
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General elections were held in the Faroe Islands on 24 April 1918,[1] the first in which women had the right to vote. Although the Union Party narrowly received the most votes, the result was a victory for the Self-Government Party, which won 11 of the 20 seats in the Løgting.


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Union Party2,96950.269–1
Self-Government Party2,93849.7411+2
Source: Election Passport


  1. Faroe Islands Election Passport
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