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...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!