European Parliament election, 2004 (Luxembourg)

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The European Parliament election of 2004 in Luxembourg was the election of MEP representing Luxembourg constituency for the 2004-2009 term of the European Parliament. It was part of the wider 2004 European election. It was held on June 13, 2004. The national parliamentary elections took place simultaneously.

The ruling Christian Social People's Party polled strongly, while the opposition Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party lost ground.

Candidates[edit]

List # Party European Party Existing
seats
1 Alternative Democratic Reform Party (ADR) Alliance for Europe of the Nations 0
2 Democratic Party (DP) Liberal Democrat and Reform Party 1
3 Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP) Party of European Socialists 2
4 The Greens European Green Party 1
5 Christian Social People's Party (CSV) European People's Party 2
6 The Left European Left 0
7 Communist Party (KPL) 0

Results[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Luxembourg's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
← 199920042009 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Christian Social People's Party (CSV) EPP Jean-Claude Juncker 404,823 37.14 5.4 Increase
3 / 6
1 Increase
Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP) PES Jean Asselborn 240,484 22.06 1.6 Decrease
1 / 6
1 Decrease
The Greens (DG) EGP Claude Turmes 163,754 15.02 4.3 Increase
1 / 6
0 Steady
Democratic Party (DP) ELDR Lydie Polfer 162,064 14.87 5.6 Decrease
1 / 6
0 Steady
Alternative Democratic Reform Party (ADR) AEN Gaston Gibéryen 87.666 8.04 1.0 Decrease
0 / 6
0 Steady
The Left (DL) PEL (observer) André Hoffmann 18,345 1.68 1.1 Decrease
0 / 6
0 Steady
Communist Party (KPL) None Zénon Bernard 12,800 1.17
0 / 6
0 Steady
Valid votes 1,089,936
Valid ballots 192,185 91.65
Blank and invalid ballots 17,504 8.35
Totals 209,689 100.00
6 / 6
0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 229,550 91.35
Source: Service Information et Presse
Registered voters: 229,550
Votes cast: 208,436 (90.8% turnout)
Valid votes: 1,081,475

The Luxembourg electoral system allows each voter to cast as many votes as there are members to be elected. These figures show the number of votes cast for each party, not the number of voters who cast them. Voting at European Parliament elections is obligatory (as is the case with all other kinds of elections in the country).