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Federal elections

For the federal elections, the 150 members of the Chamber of Representatives are elected. The 60 members of the Senate are not directly elected, but are elected, inter alia, by the members of the parliaments of the communities and regions.

The Federal Parliament is elected for five years, except in the case of early federal elections. You can read all about the federal elections External linkon the website of the federal government.

In Belgium, the elections of the regional parliaments, the Federal Chamber of Representatives and the European Parliament are organised simultaneously every five years.

Further information

Further information about the elections can be found External linkon the website of the Directorate of Elections of the Federal Public Service Home Affairs. On External linkthe website with the Belgian election results, you can find the results of all elections in Belgium since 1848 for the local, regional, federal and European level.