The danish Primeminister Anders Fogh Rasmussen (picture) announced today that there will be an election in Denmark on February 8th 2005. The
government feels they have the majority in popularity at the moment. Officially he said the reason for this immidiate date was "because it might be
to late to do it later this year". The opposition say he did it because he feel popular right now for some reason...
The election circus in Denmark have already begun, and it will go on until election day.
Denmark will hold an early general election on 8 February, the ruling Liberal Party said on Tuesday. The party, led by Prime Minister Anders Fogh
Rasmussen, has been in power since November 2001. It governs in a coalition with the Conservative Party.
Under the constitution, the prime minister can set an election date at any time during the government's four-year term.
Opinion polls indicate that the ruling coalition will win.
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The danish PM had to flee a town in Denmark yesterday. He had planned to hold a speech in a town called Svendborg. The angry crowd there were shouting
"Murderer!!", "Liar!!!" and "You got blood on your hands!!!". He was escorted out of the town by his security-people without holding his speech.
I guess that popularity which was previously mentioned doesn´t count for this town...
The votes are now being counted. Right now it looks like the current government will stay in power. However, they have already named this election´s
"winner". "De Radikale Venstre" (translates to something like "Fanatical Left") might double their power...
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