June 7, 2009 Held


Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Election for Chambre des Députés (Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies)


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:203,535
Valid Votes:190,213
Invalid Votes:13,322

Seat Share By Party:

Hover to view number and percent of total seats won by party. Eight largest parties shown, with "others" combined if applicable.

Vote Share by Party:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Christian Social People's Party (Chrëschtlech Sozial Vollekspartei,) 26 - 1,129,368


Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party (Lëtzebuerger Sozialistesch Arbechterpartei) 13 - 695,830


Democratic Party (Demokratesch Partei) 9 - 432,820


The Greens Party (Dei Greng Party) 7 - 347,388


Alternative Democratic Reform Party (Alternativ Demokratesch Reformpartei) 4 - 232,744


The Left (Déi Lénk) 1 - 109,184


Citizens' List (Biergerlëscht) - - 28,512


The Communist Party (Kommunistesch Partei Lëtzebuerg) - - 49,108

Election Results Modified: Jan 15, 2010

General Information

At stake in this election:

  • 60 seats in the Chamber of Deputies (Chambre des Deputes)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Grand Duke HENRI
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Jean-Claude JUNCKER
  • Assembly: Luxembourg has a unicameral Chamber of Deputies (Chambre des Deputes) with 60 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Grand Duke is hereditary N/A.
  • In the Chamber of Deputies (Chambre des Deputes) 60 members are elected by open list proportional representation in multi-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.***

*** There are four multi-member districts with seats apportioned in proportion to their populations. Voters may vote for party lists, or they may cast preference votes within party lists. This open list system allows for panachage. That is, each voter has a fixed number of preference votes to cast, and she may distribute them among multiple parties' lists.

Main parties in the electoral race:

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 497,783 (2009)
  • Registered Voters: 223,842 (June 2009)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 250,962 (2009)

·         Is Luxembourg a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)

·         Has Luxembourg ratified CEDAW: Yes (2 February 1989)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 15 (following the 2009 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 19 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Luxembourg a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)

·         Has Luxembourg ratified CRPD: Yes (26 September 2011)

·         Population with a disability: 74,667 (est.)

Election Modified: Jun 21, 2024

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