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2019 Election Results from Around the World

One of the best aspects of the Global Greens is that we not only learn and support one another – but we also get to share in our Global successes. We thought it might be useful to provide a quick overview of the election results that we know of from 2019 – let us know what we’re missing! We’ve listed them according to the election date.

Also, we're setting up a team to track election results. If you'd like to be a part of it please email amy at [email protected] with "Election Tracking" in the heading. 

Estonia. The Estonian Greens achieved 1.8% of the vote in the national elections in March 2019.

Solomon Islands. The Green Party of the Solomon Islands successfully registered and ran for the first time in national elections.

Finland. In the Federal Elections in April 2019, the Greens increased their seats from 15 to 20 with 11.9% of the votes. The Greens now hold three Ministerial positions including the position of Foreign Minister.

Canada. Prince Edward Island held state elections on 23rd April 2019 and achieved fantastic results. The Greens now hold 8 out of the 27 seats and are the Official opposition party. On the back of this fantastic win, the Greens introduced legislation, that passed 18 votes to 6, to adopt carbon reduction targets that exceed what’s required under the Paris Agreement. The Federal election in Canada is scheduled for 21st October 2019 and polling for the Greens has increased from 6% to 10%, with Greens Leader Elizabeth May scoring the highest approval rating of all leaders.  

Belgium. The Greens have been going from strength to strength. After fantastic municipal elections in 2018, they increased their seats from 12 to 21 in the National Elections in May 2019. On the back of this electoral success, Belgium Greens have joined the Brussels coalition government and hold key positions including: Minister for Environment & Climate and Secretary of State for Economic Transition and Research.

European Elections. An incredible result with the Green Wave sweeping across Europe to increase Green seats from 51 to 75.

Australia. The Federal election was held on 18 May 2019 and the Greens had an aggregate swing to them of around 2% across the country. They retained their nine Senate seats and one seat in the House of Representatives.

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