European Parliament election, 1989 (Belgium)

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Belgium, European Parliament election, 1989
Belgium
1984 ←
18 June 1989
→ 1994
24 seats to the European Parliament

Elections to the European Parliament were held in Belgium on June 18, 1989. The Dutch-speaking electoral college elected 13 MEPs and the French-speaking electoral college elected 11 MEPs.

Results[edit]

National[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Belgium's 18 June 1989 election to the European Parliament
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National party European party Main candidate Electoral college (E.c.) Votes  % +/– E.c. % Seats +/–
Christian People's Party (CVP) Leo Tindemans Dutch-speaking 1,247,075 21.14 34.08 5 1 Increase
Socialist Party (PS) Ernest Glinne French-speaking 854,207 14.48 38.13 5 0 Steady
Socialist Party (SP) Marc Galle Dutch-speaking 733,242 12.43 20.04 3 1 Decrease
Party for Freedom and Progress (PVV) Willy De Clercq Dutch-speaking 625,561 10.60 17.10 2 0 Steady
  Christian Social Party (PSC) Gérard Deprez French-speaking 476,795 8.08 21.28 2 0 Steady
Living Differently (AGALEV) Paul Staes Dutch-speaking 446,539 7.57 12.20 1 0 Steady
  Liberal Reformist Party (PRL) François-Xavier de Donnéa French-speaking 423,479 7.18 18.90 2 1 Decrease
  Confederated Ecologists (ECOLO) Paul Lannoye French-speaking 371,053 6.29 16.56 2 1 Increase
People's Union (VU) Jaak Vandemeulebroucke Dutch-speaking 318,153 5.39 8.70 1 1 Decrease
Flemish Block (VB) Karel Dillen Dutch-speaking 241,117 4.09 6.59 1 1 Increase
  Democratic Front of Francophones (FDF) French-speaking 85,867 1.46 3.83 0 0 Steady
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the national vote and no seats) 0
Valid votes 5,899,300 91.62
Blank and invalid votes 539,438 8.38
Totals 6,438,738 100.00 24 0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 7,096,273 90.73 1.36 Decrease

Dutch-speaking electoral college[edit]

Party/Alliance Votes  % +/− Seats +/−
  Christian Democratic and Flemish (CVP) 1,247,075 34.08% +1.55% 5 +1
  Socialist Party (SP) 733,242 20.04% −8.09% 3 −1
  Flemish Liberals and Democrats (PVV) 625,561 17.10% +2.91% 2 0
  Agalev-Groen 446,539 12.20% +5.12% 1 0
  People's Union (VU) - EVA 318,153 8.70% −5.21% 1 −1
  Vlaams Blok 241,117 6.59% +4.49% 1 +1
  All Others 47,219 1.29% 0 0
  • All parties with more than 50,000 votes are listed.

French-speaking electoral college[edit]

Party/Alliance Votes  % +/− Seats +/−
  Socialist Party (PS) 854,207 38.13% +4.09% 5 0
  Christian Social Party (PSC) 476,795 21.28% +1.81% 2 0
  Liberal Reformist Party (PRL) 423,479 18.90% −5.24% 2 −1
  Ecolo 371,053 16.56% +6.71% 2 +1
  Democratic Front of Francophones (FDF) 85,867 3.83% −2.55% 0 0
  All Others 28,993 1.29% 0 0
  • All parties with more than 50,000 votes are listed.