The Danish Social Democrats gained the highest number of votes in 20 years, after a nail-biting count. An exit poll early on election night indicated a loss of six mandates, pointing to a loss of the majority for the ‘red bloc’. However, the final results at midnight were different. The ‘red bloc’ won 87 seats […]
Britta Thomsen holds a MA in history and was a member of the S&D group of the European-Parliament from 2004-2014 from Denmark. She is now adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School.
Denmark has seen two major elections in 2019: European and two weeks later parliamentary. In both cases, members moved away from populist parties