European Parliament election, 2009 (Lithuania)

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Lithuania European Parliament election, 2009
Lithuania
2004 ←
7 June 2009
→ 2014
12 seats to the European Parliament

The European Parliament election of 2009 in Lithuania was the election of the delegation from Lithuania to the European Parliament in 2009. It was a part of the wider 2009 European election. The Homeland Union (European Peoples Party) doubled their representation from 2 to 4, whilst Labour shrank from 5 to 1.

Results[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Lithuania's 7 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
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Party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Homeland Union – Christian Democrats (TS–LKD) EPP Vytautas Landsbergis 147,756 26.16 4 2 Increase
Social Democratic Party (LSDP) PES Vilija Blinkevičiūtė 102,347 18.12 3 1 Increase
Order and Justice (TT) None Rolandas Paksas 67,237 11.90 2 1 Increase
Labour Party (DP) ELDR Viktor Uspaskich 48,368 8.56 1 4 Decrease
Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (AWPL) AECR Valdemar Tomaševski 46,293 8.20 1 1 Increase
Liberal Movement (LS) Leonidas Donskis 40,502 7.17 1 1 Increase
Liberal and Centre Union (LiCS) ELDR Artūras Zuokas 19,105 3.38 0 2 Decrease
Centre Party (LCP) None Ona Juknevičienė 17,004 3.01 0 0 Steady
Christian Conservative Social Union (KKSS) Gediminas Vagnorius 16,108 2.85 0 0 Steady
Front Party (FRONTAS) None Algirdas Paleckis 13,341 2.36 0 0 Steady
Peasant Popular Union (VNDS) AEN Gintaras Didžiokas 10,285 1.82 0 1 Decrease
Civic Democratic Party (PDP) None Eugenijus Maldeikis 7,425 1.31 0 0 Steady
Samogitian Party (ZP) None Egidijus Skarbalius 6,961 1.23 0 0 Steady
National Resurrection Party (TPP) None Saulius Stoma 5,717 1.01 0 0 Steady
National Party Lithuanian Way 1,568 0.28 0 0 Steady
Valid votes 550.017 97.38
Blank and invalid votes 14.786 2.62
Totals 564.803 100.00 12 1 Decrease
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 2,692,397 20.98 27.40 Decrease
Source: Lithuanian Central Electoral Commission

15 political parties were competing in the elections, of which 6 won seats.[1] Lithuania has 12 seats in the European Parliament.

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