European Parliament election, 2009 (Portugal)

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Portugal European Parliament election, 2009
Portugal
2004 ←
7 June 2009
→ 2014
22 seats to the European Parliament
Turnout 36.8%

The European Parliament election of 2009 in Portugal was the election of the delegation from Portugal to the European Parliament in 2009.

The lists were headed by[1]

Opinion Polling and preliminary exit polls[edit]

Exit polls from the three major television networks in Portugal, RTP1, SIC and TVI were given precisely at 20:00 pm (local time) on 7 June 2009.

12 seats needed for a majority
Date Released Institute Socialist Social Democratic Green-Communist Left Bloc People's
Party
Lead
7 June 2009 Election Results 26.5%
7 seats
31.7%
8 seats
10.6%
2 seats
10.7%
3 seats
8.4%
2 seats
5.2%
7 June 2009 Exit Poll – RTP1
Universidade Católica
28.0% – 33.0%
7 – 8 seats
29.0% – 34.0%
8 – 9 seats
9.0% – 12.0%
2 – 3 seats
9.0% – 12.0%
2 seats
7.0% – 10.0%
2 seats
1.0%
7 June 2009 Exit Poll – SIC
Eurosondagem
27.7% – 31.5%
7 – 8 seats
29.2% – 33.0%
7 – 8 seats
9.5% – 11.3%
2 – 3 seats
11.6% – 13.4%
3 seats
7.5% – 9.3%
2 seats
1.5%
7 June 2009 Exit Poll – TVI
INTERCAMPUS
24.1% – 28.1%
6 – 8 seats
30.4% – 34.4%
8 – 9 seats
9.7% – 12.7%
2 – 3 seats
9.8% – 12.8%
2 – 3 seats
6.7% – 9.3%
1 – 2 seats
6.3%
5 June 2009 Universidade Católica 34.0% 32.0% 11.0% 9.0% 4.0% 2.0%
5 June 2009 Eurosondagem 36.0% 31.9% 9.0% 10.1% 6.1% 4.1%
4 June 2009 Aximage 36.2% 30.9% 10.1% 10.2% 5.0% 5.3%
4 June 2009 Marktest 29.4% 32.5% 8.9% 8.9% 3.3% 3.1%
1 June 2009 Marktest 31.9% 30.1% 7.1% 7.1% 4.7% 1.8%
29 May 2009 Eurosondagem 35.5% 32.5% 9.2% 8.8% 6.5% 3.0%
22 May 2009 Eurosondagem 34.3% 32.1% 8.9% 10.1% 6.9% 2.2%
9 May 2009 Marktest 33.1% 32.9% 7.6% 8.4% 4.5% 0.2%
1 May 2009 Universidade Católica 39.0% 36.0% 7.0% 12.0% 2.0% 3.0%
24 April 2009 INTERCAMPUS 34.0% 33.5% 7.9% 18.0% 6.9% 0.5%
13 June 2004 Election Results 44.5%
12 seats
33.3%
7 seats
9.1%
2 seats
4.9%
1 seats
—*
2 seats
11.2%
*In coalition with Social Democratic Party.

Results[edit]

The first most voted party in each district (Azores and Madeira included)
e • d Summary of the results of Portugal's 7 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
← 200420092014 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party (PSD) EPP Paulo Rangel 1,131,744 31.71 *
8 / 22
* 1 Increase
Socialist Party (PS) PES Vital Moreira 946,818 26.53 17.99 Decrease
7 / 22
5 Decrease
Left Bloc (BE) EACL / PEL Miguel Portas 382,667 10.72 5.81 Increase
3 / 22
2 Increase
Democratic Unitarian Coalition (CDU) GUE/NGL Ilda Figueiredo 379,787 10.64 1.55 Increase
2 / 22
2 / 22
0 / 22

0 Steady
0 Steady
People's Party (CDS–PP) EPP Nuno Melo 298,423 8.36 *
2 / 22
* 0 Steady
Hope for Portugal Movement (MEP) None Laurinda Alves 55,072 1.54 new
0 / 22
0 Steady
Workers' Communist Party (PCTP/MRPP) None Orlando Alves 42,940 1.20 0.13 Increase
0 / 22
0 Steady
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 95,744 2.69
0 / 22
0 Steady
Valid votes 3,333,195 93.39
Blank and invalid votes 235,748 6.61
Totals 3,568,943 100.00
22 / 22
2 Decrease
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 9,704,559 36.78 1.82 Decrease
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições
* = The Social Democratic Party and the People's Party contested, together, the 2004 election in a coalition (Forward Portugal).
Vote share
PSD
  
31.71%
PS
  
26.53%
BE
  
10.72%
CDU
  
10.64%
CDS-PP
  
8.36%
MEP
  
1.54%
PCTP/MRPP
  
1.20%
Others
  
2.69%
Blank/Invalides
  
6.61%

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