France (European Parliament constituency)

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France
European Parliament constituency


EU location FRA.png
Shown within European Union
Created 1979
Dissolved 2004
MEP(s) 87 (1999)
Member State France
Source(s) [1]

In European elections, France was a constituency of the European Parliament. It was replaced by subdivided constituencies in 2004. The boundaries of this constituency were the same as the member state of France. Its MEPs can be found in MEPs representing the French constituencies before 2004

Results[edit]

1979[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of France's 1979 election to the European Parliament
19791984 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Union for French Democracy (UDF) LDR Simone Veil 5,588,851 27.61 25
Socialist Party (PS) + Movement of Left Radicals (MRG) SOC François Mitterrand 4,763,026 23.53 22
Communist Party (PCF) COM Georges Marchais 4,153,710 20.52 19
Rally for the Republic (RPR) EPD Jacques Chirac 3,301,980 16.31 15
Movement of Political Ecology (MEP) TGI Solange Fernex 888,134 4.39 0
Others 7.68 0
Valid votes 20,242,347 94.78
Blank and invalid votes 1,114,613 5.22
Totals 21,356,960 100.00 81
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 35,180,531 60.71
Source: France-politique.fr

1984[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of France's 1984 election to the European Parliament
← 197919841989 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/− Seats +/−
Union for French Democracy (UDF) + Rally for the Republic (RPR) Simone Veil 8,683,596 43.03 41
Socialist Party (PS) Lionel Jospin 4,188,875 20.76 20
Communist Party (PCF) Georges Marchais 2,261,312 11.21 10
National Front (FN) Jean-Marie Le Pen 2,210,334 10.95 10
The Greens (VERTS) Didier Anger 680,080 3.37 0
UCR + Ecologists + MRG François Doubin
Brice Lalonde
Olivier Stirn
670,474 3.32 0
Workers' Struggle (LO) Arlette Laguiller 417,702 2.07 0
Union for French Democracy dissidents (UDF diss.) Francine Gomez 382,404 1.89 0
Others 0
Valid votes 20,180,934 96.47
Blank and invalid votes 737,838 3.53
Totals 20,918,772 100 81 0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 36,880,688 56.72
Source: France-politique.fr

1989[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of France's 15 June 1989 election to the European Parliament
← 198419891994 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Union for French Democracy (UDF) + Rally for the Republic (RPR) Valéry Giscard d'Estaing 5,242,038 28.88 26 15 Decrease
Socialist Party (PS) Laurent Fabius 4,286,354 23.61 22 2 Increase
National Front (FN) Jean-Marie Le Pen 2,129,668 11.73 10 0 Steady
The Greens (VERTS) Antoine Waechter 1,922,945 10.59 9 9 Increase
Union for French Democracy dissidents (UDFD) Simone Veil 1,529,346 8.43 7 7 Increase
Communist Party (PCF) Philippe Herzog 1,401,171 7.72 7 3 Decrease
Hunting, Fishing, Nature, Traditions (CPNT) André Goustat 749,741 4.13 0 0 Steady
Workers' Struggle (LO) Arlette Laguiller 258,663 1.43 0 0 Steady
Ecologists (LAPAE) Arlette Alessandri 188,573 1.04 0 0 Steady
Others (parties and candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 0
Valid votes 18,151,416 97.11
Blank and invalid votes 539,276 2.89
Totals 18,690,692 100.00 81
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 38,297,496 48.80
Source: France-politique.fr

1994[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of France's 12 June 1994 election to the European Parliament
← 198919941999 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Union for French Democracy (UDF) + Rally for the Republic (RPR) Dominique Baudis 4,985,574 25.58 28 2 Increase
Socialist Party (PS) Michel Rocard 2,824,173 14.49 15 7 Decrease
Union for French Democracy dissidents (UDF diss.) Philippe de Villiers 2,404,105 12.34 13 6 Increase
Movement of Radicals of the Left (MRG) Bernard Tapie 2,344,457 12.03 13 13 Increase
National Front (FN) Jean-Marie Le Pen 2,050,086 10.52 11 1 Increase
Communist Party (PCF) Francis Wurtz 1,342,222 6.89 7 0 Steady
Hunting, Fishing, Nature, Traditions (CPNT) André Goustat 771,061 3.96 0 0 Steady
The Greens (VERTS) Marie Anne Isler-Béguin 574,806 2.95 0 9 Decrease
Citizens' Movement (MDC) & other left-wing parties Jean-Pierre Chevènement 494.986 2.54 0
Workers' Struggle (LO) Arlette Laguiller 442,723 2.27 0
Ecology Generation (GE) Brice Lalonde 392,291 2.01 0
Europe Begins in Sarajevo Léon Schwartzenberg 305,633 1.57 0
Others (parties and candidates that won less than 1% of the national vote and no seats) 0
Valid votes 19,487,470 94.67
Blank and invalid votes 1,097,510 5.33
Totals 20,584,980 100.00 87 6 Increase
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 39,019,797 52.76 3.96 Increase

1999[edit]

e • d Summary of the 13 June 1999 European Parliament election results in France
Parties and coalitions Top Candidate EP Group Votes % Seats
Socialist Party (Parti socialiste) François Hollande PES 3,873,901 21.95 22
Rally for France (Rassemblement pour la France)
Movement for France (Mouvement pour la France)
Charles Pasqua
Philippe de Villiers
UEN 2,304,285 13.05 13
Rally for the Republic (Rassemblement pour la République)
Liberal Democracy (Démocratie libérale)
Nicolas Sarkozy
Alain Madelin
EPP-ED 2,263,476 12.82 12
The Greens (Les Verts) Daniel Cohn-Bendit G-EFA 1,715,450 9.72 9
Union for French Democracy (Union pour la démocratie Française) François Bayrou EPP-ED 1,638,680 9.28 9
French Communist Party (Parti communiste français) Robert Hue GUE-NGL 1,196,310 6.78 6
Hunting, Fishing, Nature, Traditions (Chasse, pêche, nature, traditions) Jean Saint-Josse EDD 1,195,727 6.77 6
National Front (Front national) Jean-Marie Le Pen TGI 1,005,225 5.69 5
Workers' Struggle (Lutte ouvrière) - Revolutionary Communist League (Ligue communiste révolutionnaire) Arlette Laguiller GUE-NGL 914,680 5.18 5
National Republican Movement (Mouvement national républicain) Bruno Mégret None 578,774 3.28 0
Others 966,176 5.48 0
Total 17,652,684 100.00 87
Abstention: 53.00% (1st round)

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