Belgian Federal election 2019 Results Dates Opinion Poll Candidates Parties Voting Voter List 2019 Exit Polls, Past Belgian Federal election Results, Belgian Polish Elections Results 2019 by party, Belgian Cabinet Ministers list, Belgian Prime Ministers List, Belgian President List, Belgian Ministers List 2019, Greece Elections

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Belgian Federal election 2019 Results Dates Opinion Poll Candidates Parties Voting Voter List 2019 Exit Polls, Past Belgian Federal election Results, Belgian Polish Elections Results 2019 by party, Belgian Cabinet Ministers list, Belgian Prime Ministers List, Belgian President List, Belgian Ministers List 2019, Greece Elections

Belgian federal election schedule 2019

The next Belgian federal election will take place on the same day as the 2019 European Parliament elections and the 2019 Belgian regional elections,unless snap elections are called. This arrangement is new since the 2011–14 state reform.
In the election, all 150 members of the Chamber of Representatives will be elected in eleven multi-member constituencies.

Electoral system

The 150 members of the Chamber of Representatives will be elected in 11 multi-member constituencies with between 4 and 24 seats. Seats are allocated using the d'Hondt method, with an electoral threshold of 5% per constituency.

Parties and leaders

Political party Party leader Seats
Flemish parties in Parliament
  New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) Bart De Wever (since 2004, re-elected in 2008, 2011, 2014; election due in 2017) 33 (government)
  Christian Democratic and Flemish (CD&V) Wouter Beke (since 2010, re-elected in 2016) 18 (government)
  Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats (Open Vld) Gwendolyn Rutten (since 2012, re-elected in 2016) 14 (government)
  Socialist Party Different (sp.a) John Crombez (since 2015, defeating incumbent Bruno Tobback) 13 (opposition)
  Green (Groen) Meyrem Almaci (since 2014) 6 (opposition)
  Flemish Interest (Vlaams Belang) Tom Van Grieken (since 2014) 3 (opposition)
French-speaking parties in Parliament
  Socialist Party (PS) Elio Di Rupo (since 1999, except during 2011-2014 while Prime Minister) 23 (opposition)
  Reformist Movement (MR) Olivier Chastel (since 2014, replacing Charles Michel who became Prime Minister) 20 (government)
  Humanist Democratic Centre (cdH) Benoît Lutgen (since 2011) 9 (opposition)
  Ecolo (Ecolo) Zakia Khattabi & Patrick Dupriez (since 2015) 6 (opposition)
  Democratic Federalist Independent (DéFI) Olivier Maingain (since 1995) 2 (opposition)
  People's Party (Parti Populaire) Mischaël Modrikamen (since 2009) 1 (opposition)
National (bilingual) parties in Parliament
  Workers' Party (PVDA-PTB) Peter Mertens (since 2008) 2 (opposition)


Opinion Poll or Seat Projections for Belgian federal election 2019

76 seats needed for majority​

Date(s) conducted Polling firm Newspaper N-VA CD&V Open
Vld
MR sp.a Groen Vlaams
Belang
PVDA/PTB PS cdH Ecolo PP FDF Others Lead Government Opposition Lead
19–25 September 2016 Ipsos RTL TVi / Le Soir / VTM / Het Laatste Nieuws[5] 24 18 11 19 13 10 10 11 19 6 5 2 2 0 5 72 78 6
6-12 May 2016 Ipsos RTL TVi / Le Soir / VTM / Het Laatste Nieuws[8] 24 13 12 15 14 11 12 10 20 8 7 2 2 0 4 64 86 21
15–20 January 2016 Ipsos RTL TVi / Le Soir / VTM / Het Laatste Nieuws[12] 28 14 12 19 14 9 9 6 21 8 7 1 2 0 7 73 77 4
25 May 2014 Federal election 33 18 14 20 13 6 3 2 23 9 6 1 2 0 10 85 65 20
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