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still only 44%, which is a lot but it's still less than half. which shows just how much men dominate parliaments if this is the highest percentage.

but yay for the Danish parliament! 44% will make a huge difference nonetheless.

[–] Queen [OP] 2 points Edited

Translated version of the article here (note: the translation for some reason says norwegian parliament - this is a mistranslation).

Tuesday was election day here in Denmark. Other than the drama (like how the majority shifted literally at the last minute, two parties (surprisingly) only just making it in, a party leader stepping down yesterday despite claiming she wouldn't, etc. - and the fact we still don't know if we're getting a center or a leftist coalition), something notable is that we'll now be getting more women than ever before in parliament. 79 of 179 are looking to be women - and, surprisingly, that includes on of the faroese mandates. This is especially interesting when taking into account that only 389 out of 1014 candidates running were women.

The previous highest amount was in the last election in 2019 (and in 2011) with 38,9 % women.

The two people with the highest amount of personal votes were also women (prime minister Mette Frederiksen and leader of the Denmark Democrats (a new party, not to be confused with the Danish People's Party) Inger Støjberg.)

Edit: Results can be seen here, for those interested.