BELGIUM: Election Results

In Europe, where parties, like nations, are numerous, the little constitutional monarchy of Belgium held an election. Seats in the Legislature were divided as follows : CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES : Socialist 79 (67)* Catholic 78 (80) Liberal 22 (33) Flemmish 6 ( 4) Communist 2 ( 0)

Senate Catholic 71 (73) Socialist 59 (52) Liberal 23 (28)

No party has a majority, but the Socialists gained an indisputable victory and were thought likely to form a new Cabinet. The outcome of the election was viewed as...

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