Friday, Jul. 29, 2011


On the Ballot

Party: Dansk Folkeparti (Danish People's Party)
Leader: Pia Kjaersgaard
Key issues: Immigration, Euroskepticism, traditional values
Seats in Parliament: 25/179

With a leader who is often voted Denmark's most powerful woman, the party secured 13.8% of the vote in the 2007 parliamentary election, making it the third-largest party in Denmark.

On the Fringe

National Socialist Movement of Denmark
Founded in 1991, the group is an officially registered neo-Nazi political party with roots in the Danish Nazi party. In April 2010, its leader Jonni Hansen was found not guilty on charges of spreading racist propaganda.