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General Election in Denmark 2019

Information for international media covering the election in Denmark on 5 June 2019.

Photo: Anders Hviid


In the run-up to the general election in Denmark on 5 June 2019, the International Press Centre (IPC) in Copenhagen will use this web site to publish a range of information aimed at international media covering the election. If you have any questions or special queries, please contact: Peter Krause, Head of IPC, Copenhagen E: M: +45 20 70 69 70.

Subscribe to IPC’s digital services

Through the IPC’s  e-mail services “Media Notice Board Denmark” and “Denmark Next Week” we will distribute information related to the election in the weeks ahead. If you would like to sign up, please access the link below. Please note that you can unsubscribe again after the election, if you no longer would like to receive the e-mails.

Existing subscribers: If you already subscribe to the “Media Notice Board” and/or “Denmark Next Week” e-mails, you do not need to register via the link below. You'll automatically receive the messages regarding the election.  LINK - Subscribe to the IPC’s digital services here

General Election press conferences at the IPC

The political parties running in the general election have been invited to have a press conference at the IPC in Copenhagen prior to 5 June. As and when these are confirmed, invitations will be send to the IPC’s digital services subscribers via e-mail.

Planned press conferences: (subject to updates/changes)

Thursday 23 May at 11:00
Press conference – Nye Borgerlige
Venue: The International Press Centre, Skindergade 7, 1159 Copenhagen 

Monday 27 May at 10:00
Press conference – Dansk Folkeparti (Danish People’s Party)
Venue: The International Press Centre, Skindergade 7, 1159 Copenhagen 

Media registration is mandatory. Journalists/photographers who would like to attend the press conferences listed above are requested to contact Peter Krause, IPC, E:

Accreditation Election Night – 5 June

The Danish Parliament, Folketinget, has opened its accreditation website for access to Christiansborg on the election night. Please note that all media/journalists/photographers must apply for an accreditation for this event. The deadline to apply is 31 May at 12:00 local time. The accreditation site is in Danish only. LINK - Accreditation website Press contact at The Danish Parliament is: Claus Brask, T: +45 3337 3448.

Eurovision Services/EBU (European Broadcasting Union)

The Eurovision Services will be offering its assistance to broadcasters on 5 June.

LINK - To find out more, please see this site

Danish political researchers/academics

A range of Danish universities have published lists with names, biographies and contact details of academics and researchers that are able to comment on/explain/provide background information on a wide range of topics and themes related to the general election.

Please find below links to these list. Please note that some of these lists are in Danish. For further information, please contact the press or communications department at the individual research institution.

Copenhagen Business School
LINK – List in Danish

LINK – list in English

LINK - list (climate and sustainability) in English

Københavns Universitet
LINK – List in Danish

Roskilde Universitet
LINK – List in Danish

Syddansk Universitet
LINK – List in Danish

Aalborg Universitet
LINK – List in Danish

Aarhus Universitet
LINK – List in Danish

LINK – list in English (PDF)

Results and other data from Statistics Denmark

Statistics Denmark is the central state authority on Danish statistics. The authority will publish the results of both the European Election and the General Election.

For more information (in Danish), please click here.

Statistics Denmark has also published a range of data and research on topics related to the General Election. To access this site, please click here.

Press contacts:

Websites - The Danish Parliament and The Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Interior

LINK - The Danish Parliament – Elections and Referendums
LINK - The Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Interior – Parliament Elections