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Denmark’s general election was held on 18 June 2015. On 19 June 2015, the provisional results were announced by Danish Broadcaster, DR, revealing that the ‘Red bloc’ featuring former-Prime Minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt’s Social Democrats Party, had been narrowly defeated. As a result, Venstre’s leader, Lars Loekke Rasmussen—who leads the ‘Blue bloc’ in the Folketing—will be tasked with trying to form a government.


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