European Parliament election, 2004 (Denmark)

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Denmark European Parliament election, 2004
Denmark
1999 ←
13 June 2004 → 2009
14 seats to the European Parliament

The European Parliament election of 2004 in Denmark was the election of MEP representing Denmark constituency for the 2004-2009 term of the European Parliament. It was part of the wider 2004 European election. The vote took place on June 13. The opposition Social Democrats made major gains, mainly at the expense of Eurosceptic parties such as the June Movement.

Results[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Denmark's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
← 199920042009 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Social Democrats (A) 618,412 32.6 16.1 Increase 5 2 Increase
Liberals (V) 366,735 19.4 4.0 Decrease 3 2 Decrease
Conservative People's Party (C) 214,972 11.3 2.8 Increase 1 0 Steady
June Movement (J) 171,927 9.1 7.0 Decrease 1 2 Decrease
Socialist People's Party (F) 150,766 8.0 0.9 Increase 1 0 Steady
People's Party (O) 128,789 6.8 1.0 Increase 1 0 Steady
Social Liberal Party (B) 120,473 6.4 2.7 Decrease 1 0 Steady
People's Movement against the EU (N) 97,986 5.2 1 0 Steady
Christian Democrats (K) EPP 24,286 1.3 0 0 Steady
Valid votes 1,894,346 98.58
Blank and invalid votes 27,195 1.42
Totals 1,921,541 100.00 14 2 Decrease
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 4,012,663 47.89 2.57 Decrease
Reference [1]

Source: Final results, Danish Ministry of the Interior & Health.

Note - seats are allocated first by the D'Hondt method to Electoral coalitions, which were (A + F), (B + Q), (C + V), (J + N) with (O) by themselves; then subsequently between the parties in each coalition. Compared to straight allocation by party, The People's Movement Against the EU gained one seat at the expense of the Conservative People's Party.

Popular vote
A
  
32.65%
V
  
19.36%
C
  
11.35%
J
  
9.08%
F
  
7.96%
O
  
6.80%
B
  
6.36%
N
  
5.17%
K
  
1.28%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Valget til Europaparlamentet den 13. juni 2004 PDF (2007-08-08). Ministry of the Interior and Health (Danish), pp. 8, 11, 21. ISBN 978-87-7602-238-0. Retrieved on 2007-10-03.