European Parliament election, 2009 (Gibraltar)

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Gibraltar European Parliament election, 2009
Gibraltar
2004 ←
4 June 2009
→ 2014

contributes towards 6 seats to the European Parliament
  First party Second party Third party
  David Cameron Gordon Brown official.jpg Nick Clegg
Leader David Cameron Gordon Brown Nick Clegg
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrat
Leader since 6 December 2005 24 June 2007 18 December 2007
Popular vote 3,721 1,328 1,269
Percentage 53.3% 19.0% 18.2%
Swing Decrease17.4% Increase9.4% Increase9.2%

The British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar is part of the European Parliament constituency of South West England and Gibraltar. For elections to the European Parliament in 2009, the vote in the region took place on 4 June 2009, with the results announced on 7 June 2009. The Conservatives won with 51% of the votes.[1] Turnout was 35% in Gibraltar, below the 39% for the electoral region as a whole. The turnout in the territory was significantly lower than the percentage from 2004, which was 58%.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes (Gib.) Votes (SW Eng)  % (Gib.)  % (SW Eng) Change (SW Eng) Seats
Conservative 3,721 468,742 53.30 30.2 -1.3 3
Labour 1,328 118,716 19.02 7.7 -6.8 0
Liberal Democrat 1,269 266,253 18.18 17.2 -1.2 1
Green 224 144,179 3.21 9.3 +2.1 0
UKIP 100 341,845 1.43 22.1 -0.5 2
BNP 94 60,889 1.35 3.9 +0.9 0
Christian 70 21,329 1.00 1.4 +1.4 0
Socialist Labour 56 10,033 0.80 0.6 +0.6 0
English Democrats 37 25,313 0.53 1.6 +1.6 0
Pensioners 26 37,785 0.37 2.4 +2.4 0
Independent
Katie Hopkins
15 8,971 0.21 0.6 +0.6 0
NO2EU 12 9,741 0.17 0.6 +0.6 0
Mebyon Kernow 8 14,922 0.11 1.0 +1.0 0
Fair Pay Fair Trade 8 7,151 0.11 0.5 +0.5 0
Jury Team 6 5,758 0.09 0.4 +0.4 0
Wai D Your Decision 4 789 0.06 0.1 +0.1 0
Libertas 3 7,292 0.04 0.5 +0.5 0

Sources: Gibraltar Chronicle (Gibraltar results), BBC (South West England results)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Reyes, Brian (2009-06-08). "LANDSLIDE FOR TORIES DISAPPOINTMENT FOR LABOUR". Gibraltar Chronicle. Retrieved 2009-06-08.  (Archived by WebCite at http://www.webcitation.org/5hNJUnxxO)