Home  ·  Calendar  ·  Countries  ·  References  ·  Links  ·  Content         
    Parties and Elections in Europe            
 EUROPEAN UNION

Legislative elections: European Parliament, 5-year-term, party-list proportional representation or single-member majority systems (FPTP)
           · Council President: Herman Van Rompuy (EPP) · Commission President: José Manuel Barroso (EPP) · Government: EPP, S&D, ALDE (informal)

Group/Party Ideology, Affiliation, Founding 2009 Seats 2004/07 Seats
European People's Party (EPP) <
(2004/07:  <
Christian democracy; Liberal conservatism, Conservatism -
2009
36,0% 265 37,1% 291
European People's Party (EPP) <
 
Christian democracy; Liberal conservatism, Conservatism CDI, IDU
1976
- 264 - 244
European Democrats (ED)
(subgroup; dissolved in 2009) 
Conservatism; Economic liberalism, Euroscepticism  -
1994
- - - 40
 < Stand-alone - - - 1 - 3
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) <
(2004/07: PES Group) 
Social democracy; Third Way
 
-
2009
25,0% 184 27,6% 217
Party of European Socialists (PES) <
 
Social democracy; Third Way
 
SI
1992
- 161 - 212
 < Stand-alone - - - 23 - 5
Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) <
 
Liberalism; Conservative liberalism, Social liberalism, Centrism -
2004
11,4% 84 12,6% 99
European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party (ELDR) <
 
Liberalism; Conservative liberalism, Social liberalism LI
2004
- 74 - 73
European Democratic Party (EDP) <
 
Centrism; Social liberalism
 
-
2004
- 10 - 25
 < Stand-alone - - - - - 1
The Greens - European Free Alliance (GREENS-EFA) <
 
Green politics; Regionalism, Separatism, Minority politics -
1999
7,5% 55 5,5% 43
European Green Party (EGP) <
 
Green politics
 
GG
2004
- 46 - 35
European Free Alliance (EFA) <
 
Regionalism; Separatism, Minority politics
 
-
2004
- 6 - 4
 < Stand-alone - - - 3 - 4
European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR)
< <
 <
National conservatism; Conservatism, Economic liberalism, Euroscepticism -
2009
7,5% 55 - -
Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists (AECR) <
 
 
National conservatism; Conservatism, Neoliberalism, Euroscepticism -
2009
- 54

-

-
 < Stand-alone - - - 1 - -
European United Left - Nordic Green Left (GUE-NGL) <
 
Democratic socialism; Communism, Eco-socialism -
1999
4,8% 35 5,2% 41
Party of the European Left (EL) <
 
Democratic socialism; Communism
 
-
2004
- 23 - 27
 < Stand-alone - - - 12 - 14
Europe of Freedom and Democracy (EFD) <
 
 
Euroscepticism; Right-wing populism, National conservatism -
2009
4,3% 32 - -
  Stand-alone - - - 32 - -
Union for Europe of the Nations (UEN)
(dissolved in 2009) 
National conservatism; Conservatism, Euroscepticism -
1999
- - 4,7% 37
Alliance for Europe of the Nations (AEN)
 
National conservatism; Conservatism, Euroscepticism  -
2002
- - - 30
  Stand-alone - - - - - 7
Independence / Democracy (ID)
(dissolved in 2009) 
Euroscepticism; Right-wing populism, National conservatism -
2004
- - 3,2% 25
EU Democrats (EUD) <
 
Euroscepticism
 
-
2005
- - - 5
Alliance of Independent Democrats in Europe (ADIE)
(dissolved in 2008)  
Euroscepticism; Right-wing populism, National conservatism -
2005
- - - 6
  Stand-alone - - - - - 14
Non-Inscrits - - 3,5% 26 4,1% 32
Total - - - 736 - 785
Group members (national parties) - - [Details] [Details]
Turnout - - 42,9% 45,5%

 © 2009
2006-2012 zentele.de. Groups:   . Europarties / Stand-alone:   . Dissidents remain out of consideration. Source: EP (http://www.elections2009-results.eu).
Archive: Groups / Elections 1979-2004.