European Parliament election, 1999 (Belgium)

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Belgium European Parliament election, 1999
Belgium
1994 ←
13 June 1999
→ 2004
25 seats to the European Parliament

Elections to the European Parliament were held in Belgium on June 13, 1999. The Dutch electoral college elected 14 MEPs, the French electoral college elected 10 MEPs and the German-speaking electoral college elected 1 MEP. The European elections were held on the same day as the federal election and the regional elections.

Results[edit]

National[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Belgium's 13 June 1999 election to the European Parliament
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National party European party Main candidate E.c.(*) Votes  % +/– E.c. % Seats +/–
  Flemish Liberals and Democrats (VLD) Annemie Neyts Dutch-speaking 847,099 13.61 2.24 Increase 21.88 3 0 Steady
  Christian's People Party (CVP) Miet Smet Dutch-speaking 839,720 13.49 3.49 Decrease 21.68 3 1 Decrease
  Liberal Reformist Party (PRL) + Democratic Front of Francophones (FDF) Daniel Ducarme French-speaking 624,445 10.03 0.95 Increase 26.99 3 0 Steady
  Socialist Party (PS) Philippe Busquin French-speaking 596,567 9.59 1.81 Decrease 25.78 3 0 Steady
  Flemish Block (VB) Frank Vanhecke Dutch-speaking 584,392 9.39 1.61 Increase 15.09 2 0 Steady
  Socialist Party (SP) Frank Vandenbroucke Dutch-speaking 550,237 8.84 2.08 Decrease 14.21 2 1 Decrease
  Confederated Ecologists (ECOLO) Paul Lannoye French-speaking 525,316 8.44 3.57 Increase 22.70 3 2 Increase
  People's Union–ID21 (VU-ID) Bert Anciaux Dutch-speaking 471,238 7.57 * 7.57 Increase 12.17 2 1 Increase
  Living Differently (AGALEV) Patsy Sörensen Dutch-speaking 464,042 7.46 0.82 Increase 11.98 2 1 Increase
  Christian Social Party (PSC) Michel Hansenne French-speaking 307,912 4.95 2.09 Decrease 13.31 1 1 Decrease
  Christian Social Party (CSP) Mathieu Grosch German-speaking 13,456 0.22 0.02 Increase 36.47 1 0 Steady
  Vivant (VIVANT)



Dutch-speaking
French-speaking
122,240
67,107
55,133
1.97
1.08
0.89
new



1.73
2.38
0
0
0
new


  National Front (FN) Daniel Féret French-speaking 94,848 1.52 1.43 Decrease 4.10 0 1 Decrease
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 4% of the regional vote and no seats) 0
Valid votes 6,223,142 93.07
Blank and invalid votes 463,078 6.93
Totals 6,686,220 100.00 25 0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 7,343,464 91.05 0.39 Increase
Source: Belgian Ministry of the Interior
(*) : electoral college


Dutch-speaking electoral college[edit]

Party/Alliance Votes  % +/− Seats +/−
  Flemish Liberals and Democrats (VLD) 847,099 21.88 +3.52 3 Steady 0
  Christian's People Party (CVP) 839,720 21.68 −5.75 3 Decrease 1
  Flemish Bloc (VB) 584,392 15.09 +2.53 2 Steady 0
  Socialist Party (SP) 550,237 14.21 −3.42 2 Decrease 1
  People's Union-ID (VU-ID) 471,238 12.17 +5.08 2 Increase 1
  Agalev 464,042 11.98 +1.25 2 Increase 1
  Vivant 67,107 1.73 +1.73 0 Steady 0
  All others 48,589 1.25 0 Steady 0
  • All parties with more than 50,000 votes are listed.

French-speaking electoral college[edit]

Party/Alliance Votes  % +/− Seats +/−
  PRL-FDF 624,445 26.99% +2.74% 3 0
  PS 596,567 25.78% −4.66% 3 0
  Ecolo 525,316 22.70% +9.68% 3 +2
  PSC 307,912 13.31% −5.50% 1 −1
  FN 94,848 4.10% −3.77% 0 −1
  Vivant 55,133 2.38% +2.38% 0 0
  All Others 109,597 4.74% 0 0
  • All parties with more than 50,000 votes are listed.

German-speaking electoral college[edit]

Party/Alliance Votes  % +/− Seats +/−
  CSP-EVP 13,456 36.47% +5.18 % 1 0
  PFF 7,234 19.60% −0.46% 0 0
  Ecolo 6,276 17.01% +2.11% 0 0
  SP 4,215 11.42% +1.15% 0 0
  PDB 3,661 9.92% −5.59% 0 0
  Vivant 1,198 3.25% +3.25% 0 0
  All Others 860 2.16% 0 0
  • All parties with more than 1,000 votes are listed.