Faroese general election, 1970

Faroese general election, 1970
Faroe Islands
7 November 1970
Party Leader % Seats ±
Social Democratic J. F. Øregaard 27.2% 7 0
Republican Erlendur Patursson 21.9% 6 +1
Union Trygve Samuelsen 21.7% 6 0
People's Hákun Djurhuus 20.0% 5 -1
Self-Government Niels Poulsen 5.6% 1 0
Progress Kjartan Mohr 3.5% 1 0
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Kristian Djurhuus
Atli Dam
Social Democratic
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General elections were held in the Faroe Islands on 7 November 1970. The Social Democratic Party emerged as the largest party in the Løgting, winning 7 of the 26 seats.[1]


Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party4,91627.270
Republican Party3,96221.96+1
Union Party3,92121.760
People's Party3,61720.05–1
Self-Government Party1,0105.610
Progress Party6373.510
Source: Election Passport


  1. Faroes/DK Parties and elections in Europe
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