Friday, June 19, 2015

#DENMARK: People's Party Makes Huge Electoral Gains; Will Form Gov't With Other Right-leaning Parties

[world politics news]

Right-leaning Danish People’s Party made huge gains in Denmark's election Thursday. It's part of a consevative "blue bloc"  that won a slender victory over the ruling center-left coalition. Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt resigned as leader of the Social Democrats. Opposition leader Lars Lokke Rasmussen will seek to form a government.

Pictured: Kritian Thulesen Dahl, leader of the Danish People's Party.

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