European Parliament election, 2009 (Spain)

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Spain European Parliament election, 2009
Spain
2004 ←
7 June 2009 → 2014

54 seats to the European Parliament
Turnout 44.9%
Decrease0.2 pp
  First party Second party Third party
  Mayor Oreja.jpg Juan Fernando Lopez Aguilar politikaria eta Justizia Ministro ohia.jpg Tremosa i Balcells, Ramon-2290.jpg
Leader Jaime Mayor Oreja Juan Fernando López Aguilar Ramon Tremosa
Party PP PSOE CEU
Alliance EPP S&D ALDE
Leader since 22 April 2004[1]
(as candidate)
3 July 2008[2]
(as candidate)
24 January 2009[3][4]
(as candidate)
Last election 24 seats, 41.2% 25 seats, 43.5% 2 seats, 5.2%
Seats won
24 / 50
23 / 54
3 / 54
Seat change Steady0 Decrease2 Increase1
Popular vote 6,670,377 6,141,784 808,246
Percentage 42.1% 38.8% 5.1%
Swing Increase0.9 pp Decrease4.7 pp Decrease0.1 pp

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Willy Meyer, Spain-MIP-Europaparlament-by-Leila-Paul-2.jpg Francisco Sosa Wagner-2.jpg Oriol Junqueras retrat.jpg
Leader Willy Meyer Francisco Sosa Wagner Oriol Junqueras
Party IU UPyD EdP-V
Alliance EUL–NGL NI Greens–EFA
Leader since 21 April 2004[5][6]
(as candidate)
3 September 2008[7][8]
(as candidate)
21 February 2009[9]
(as candidate)
Last election 2 seats, 4.2% Did not contest 1 seat, 2.5%
Seats won
2 / 54
1 / 54
1 / 54
Seat change Steady0 Increase1 Steady0
Popular vote 588,248 451,866 394,938
Percentage 3.7% 2.9% 2.5%
Swing Decrease0.5 pp New party Steady0.0 pp

Most voted party in each autonomous community and province.

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

Opinion polls[edit]

Polling Firm Date Source PSOE PP IU UPyD Coalition
for Europe
Europe of
the Peoples -
The Greens
Others
El Mundo 11/04/2009 [1] 37.9% 42.3% 5% 4.4% 4.3% 2.2% 3.9%
Público 10/05/2009 [2] 40% 44% 3.5% 3.7% 4% 1.7% 2.2%
La Razón 11/05/2009 [3] 39.9% 42.8% 5.1% 3.4% 4.6% 2.2% N.A.
La Vanguardia 31/05/2009 [4] 42.5% 40.9% 3.2% 3.3% 4.9% 2.2% N.A.

Results[edit]

Summary of the 7 June 2009 European Parliament election results in Spain
Party Vote Seats
Votes  % ±pp Elect. +/−
People's Party (PP) 6,670,377 42.12 +0.91 24 ±0
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) 6,141,784 38.78 −4.68 23 −2
Coalition for Europe (CEU) 808,246 5.10 −0.28 3 +1
United Left (IU) 588,248 3.71 −0.44 2 ±0
Union, Progress and Democracy (UPyD) 451,866 2.85 New 1 +1
Europe of the Peoples–Greens (EdPV) 394,938 2.49 −0.95 1 ±0
Internationalist Initiative (II) 178,121 1.12 New 0 ±0
The Greens-European Green Group (LV-GVE) 89,147 0.56 +0.12 0 ±0
Animal Rights Party (PACMA) 41,913 0.26 New 0 ±0
For a Fairer World (PUM+J) 24,507 0.15 +0.09 0 ±0
Libertas-Citizens of Spain (Libertas) 22,903 0.14 New 0 ±0
Anticapitalist Left (IzAn) 19,735 0.12 New 0 ±0
Spanish Alternative (AES) 19,583 0.12 New 0 ±0
Communist Party of the Peoples of Spain (PCPE) 15,221 0.10 +0.07 0 ±0
Andalusian Socialist Party (PSA) 13,993 0.09 +0.05 0 ±0
Internationalist Socialist Workers' Party (POSI) 12,344 0.08 +0.03 0 ±0
Family and Life Party (PFyL) 10,456 0.07 +0.02 0 ±0
Democratic and Social Centre (CDS) 10,144 0.06 −0.02 0 ±0
Spanish Phalanx (FE-JONS) 10,031 0.06 +0.03 0 ±0
National Democracy (DN) 9,950 0.06 +0.02 0 ±0
Feminist Initiative (IFem) 9,721 0.06 New 0 ±0
National Front (FN) 7,970 0.05 New 0 ±0
Catalan Republic Party (RC) 7,547 0.05 New 0 ±0
Humanist Party (PH) 7,009 0.04 +0.01 0 ±0
Valencian Union (UV) 6,072 0.04 −0.01 0 ±0
Republican Social Movement (MSR) 6,009 0.04 New 0 ±0
Internationalist Solidarity and Self-Management (SAIn) 5,877 0.04 New 0 ±0
Liberal Democratic Centre (CDL) 5,733 0.04 New 0 ±0
Authentic Phalanx (FA) 5,165 0.03 +0.02 0 ±0
United Extremadura (EU) 5,007 0.03 +0.02 0 ±0
Regionalist Party of the Leonese Country (PREPAL) 4,767 0.03 +0.01 0 ±0
Communist Unification of Spain (UCE) 3,483 0.02 New 0 ±0
Asturian Nationalist Unity (UNA) 3,183 0.02 New 0 ±0
Andecha Astur (AA) 2,255 0.01 New 0 ±0
Liberal Centrist Union (UCL) 1,991 0.01 New 0 ±0
Blank ballots 220,471 1.39 +0.78
Total 15,835,767 100.00 54 ±0
Valid votes 15,835,767 99.38 +0.36
Invalid votes 99,380 0.62 −0.36
Votes cast / turnout 15,935,147 44.90 −0.24
Abstentions 19,557,420 55.10 +0.24
Registered voters 35,492,567
Source: Ministry of the Interior
Vote share
PP
  
42.12%
PSOE
  
38.78%
CEU
  
5.10%
IU
  
3.71%
UPyD
  
2.85%
EdPV
  
2.49%
II
  
1.12%
Others
  
2.44%
Blank
  
1.39%
Parliamentary seats
PP
  
44.44%
PSOE
  
42.59%
CEU
  
5.56%
IU
  
3.70%
UPyD
  
1.85%
EdPV
  
1.85%

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