Denmark

Electoral system*: Proportional representation (regional representation)

Threshold*: political parties – 2%

Frequency of Parliamentary elections: 4 years

Compulsory voting: No

Minimum age for voting*: 18

Minimum age for running*: 18

Quota type: No

Percentage of women candidates*: -

Percentage of women elected*: 39,1%

Percentage of Members of parliament under age 30**: 6,1%

Voter registration: Passive

Voter turnout: 84,6%

(Parliamentary Elections, 5 June 2019)

Voting abroad: Yes

by voting at embassies/consulates or by advance voting


E-voting: No


Electoral Management Body (EMB):

Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Interior

VOTA Database (Venice Commission / Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary - TEPJF):

Legislation and documents of the Venice Commission in the electoral field for Denmark


*Information related to Parliamentary Elections or to the lower house of the Parliament

** Source: Study about youth participation in national parliaments 2018