European Parliament election, 2014 (Portugal)

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Portuguese European Parliament election, 2014
Portugal
2009 ←
25 May 2014
→ 2019

21 seats to the European Parliament
Turnout 33.89%[1]
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Francisco Assis Paulo Rangel João Ferreira
Party Socialist PSD / CDS-PP CDU
Alliance S&D EPP EUL–NGL
Last election 7 seats, 26.6% 10 seats, 40.1%[2] 2 seats, 10.6%
Seats won 8 6 (PSD), 1 (CDS-PP) 3
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 3 [3] Increase 1
Popular vote 1,032,895 909,588 416,377
Percentage 31.5% 27.7% 12.7%
Swing Increase 4.9% Decrease 12.4% Increase 2.0%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Marinho Pinto Marisa Matias Rui Tavares
Party Earth Party Left Bloc LIVRE
Alliance TBA EUL–NGL Green
Last election 0 seats, 0.7% 3 seats, 10.7% new
Seats won 2 1 0
Seat change Increase 2 Decrease 2 new
Popular vote 234,522 145,581 71,522
Percentage 7.1% 4.6% 2.2%
Swing Increase 6.5% Decrease 6.2% new

The European Parliament election of 2014 in Portugal elected the Portuguese delegation to the European Parliament from 2014 to 2019. This was the sixth such election being held in Portugal. The elections were held on Sunday, 25 May 2014.

Parties and candidates[edit]

The major parties that partaked in the election, and their EP list leaders, are:

The Social Democratic Party and the People's Party have contested this election in a coalition.[4]

Opinion polling[edit]

11 seats needed for a majority
Date(s) Conducted Polling institute Sample size Aliança Portugal Socialist Left Bloc Green-Communist Earth Party LIVRE Others / undecided Lead
25 May Election result 3,281,110 27.7%
7 seats
31.5%
8 seats
4.6%
1 seat
12.7%
3 seats
7.2%
2 seat
2.2%
0 seats
14.1%
0 seats
3.8%
25 May Exit Poll - RTP1
Universidade Católica
25.0% – 29.0%
6 – 8 seats
30.0% – 34.0%
7 – 9 seats
5.0% – 7.0%
1 – 2 seats
12.0% – 15.0%
3 – 4 seats
7.0% – 8.0%
1 – 2 seats
5.0%
25 May Exit Poll - SIC
Eurosondagem
25.0% – 29.2%
7 – 8 seats
32.1% – 36.3%
8 – 9 seats
4.2% – 6.0%
1 seat
11.4% – 13.9%
3 seats
6.6% – 8.8%
1 – 2 seats
7.1%
14–22 May Aximage 1,507 30.1% (7/9) 36.4% (9/10) 5.8% (1) 11.4% (2/3) 3.4% (–) 0.6% (–) 12.3% (–) 6.3%
14–20 May Eurosondagem 2,014 29.7% (7/8) 36.9% (9/10) 5.7% (1) 12.5% (3)
15.2% (–) 7.2%
17–19 May Universidade Católica 2,085 30.0% (7/9) 34.0% (8/10) 5.0% (1) 12.0% (2/4) 3.0% (0/1) 2.0% (–) 14.0% (–) 4.0%
14–18 May Pitagórica 505 29.1% 36.6% 5.5% 9.4% 5.6%
13.8% 7.5%
7–14 May Aximage 1,027 30.2% (7/8) 37.8% (9/11) 6.3% (1/2) 8.8% (1/3) 4.3% (0/1) 0.8% (–) 11.8% (–) 7.6%
14–22 April Eurosondagem 1,533 32.5% (8) 37.5% (9/10) 5.5% (1) 10.9% (2/3)
13.6% (–) 5.0%
9–12 April Aximage 613 33.2% 40.9% 4.9% 10.8%
10.2% 7.7%
25–29 March Pitagórica C. 506 33.4% 37.3% 6.4% 9.8%
13.1% 3.9%
13–19 March Eurosondagem 1,525 32.1% (8) 36.9% (9) 6.6% (1) 11.9% (3)
12.5% (–) 4.8%
8–13 March Aximage 755 37.4% (9) 39.9% (9) 6.6% (1) 8.2% (2)
7.9% (–) 2.5%
February 24–1 March Pitagórica B. 506 35.4% 32.2% 7.3% 11.5%
13.6% 3.2%
20–24 January Pitagórica A. 506 34.2% 30.4% 9.0% 10.8%
15.6% 3.8%
7–10 January Aximage 601 37.1% 35.5% 6.9% 9.2%
11.3% 1.6%
2014
7 June 2009 Election Results 3,568,943 40.1%1
10 seats
26.5%
7 seats
10.7%
3 seats
10.6%
2 seats
0.7%
0 seats
11.4%
0 seats
13.6%
1 Sum of votes and seats of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) and of the People's Party (CDS–PP).
A. Results presented here exclude undecideds (38.8%). With their inclusion results are: PSD/CDS-PP: 20.9%; PS: 18.6%; BE: 4.7%; CDU: 6.6%; Others: 9.6%.
B. Results presented here exclude undecideds (36.7%). With their inclusion results are: PSD/CDS-PP: 22.4%; PS: 20.4%; BE: 4.6%; CDU: 7.3%; Others: 8.6%.
C. Results presented here exclude undecideds (42.6%). With their inclusion results are: PSD/CDS-PP: 19.2%; PS: 21.4%; BE: 3.7%; CDU: 5.6%; Others: 7.5%.

National summary of votes and seats[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Portugal's 25 May 2014 election to the European Parliament
← 200920142019 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Socialist Party (PS) PES Francisco Assis 1,034,249 31.49 4.96 Increase
8 / 21
1 Increase
Portugal Alliance (AP) EPP



Paulo Rangel



910,647



27.73



*



7 / 21
Social Democratic Party (PSD)
6 / 21
2 Decrease
People's Party (CDS–PP)
1 / 21
1 Decrease
Democratic Unitarian Coalition (CDU) EGP / PEL



João Ferreira



416,925



12.69



2.05 Increase



3 / 21
Communist Party (PCP)
3 / 21
1 Increase
Ecologist Party (PEV)
0 / 21
0 Steady
Earth Party (MPT) ALDE Marinho e Pinto 234,788 7.15 6.48 Increase
2 / 21
2 Increase
Left Bloc (B.E.) PEL / EACL Marisa Matias 149,764 4.56 6.16 Decrease
1 / 21
2 Decrease
LIVRE (L) EGP Rui Tavares 71,495 2.18 new
0 / 21
new
Party for Animals and Nature (PAN) None Orlando Figueiredo 56,431 1.72 new
0 / 21
new
Workers' Communist Party (PCTP/MRPP) None Leopoldo Mesquita 54,708 1.67 0.47 Increase
0 / 21
0 Steady
New Democracy Party (PND) EUD 23,082 0.70 new
0 / 21
new
Portuguese Labour Party (PTP) None 22,542 0.69 new
0 / 21
new
People's Monarchist Party (PPM) None 17,785 0.54 0.14 Increase
0 / 21
0 Steady
National Renovator Party (P.N.R.) None 14,887 0.45 0.08 Increase
0 / 21
0 Steady
Socialist Alternative Movement (MAS) None 12,497 0.38 new
0 / 21
new
Portugal Pro-Life (PPV) None 12,008 0.37 new
0 / 21
new
Democratic Party of the Atlantic (PDA) None 5,298 0.16 new
0 / 21
new
Workers Party of Socialist Unity (POUS) None 3,666 0.11 0.04 Decrease
0 / 21
0 Steady
Valid votes 3,040,771 92.58
Blank and invalid votes 243,681 7.42
Totals 3,284,452 100.00
21 / 21
1 Decrease
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 9,753,568 33.67 3.11 Decrease
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições
* = The Social Democratic Party and the People's Party contested separately the 2009 election.
Vote share
PS
  
31.49%
AP
  
27.73%
CDU
  
12.69%
MPT
  
7.15%
BE
  
4.56%
L
  
2.18%
PAN
  
1.72%
PCTP/MRPP
  
1.67%
Others
  
3.39%
Blank/Invalides
  
7.42%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.europeias2014.mai.gov.pt
  2. ^ PSD: 31.7%, 8 seats; CDS-PP: 8.4%, 2 seats.
  3. ^ PSD: Decrease 2; CDS-PP: Decrease 1
  4. ^ Coligação alargada às europeias, Expresso, 5 July 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.

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