Lithuania (European Parliament constituency)

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Lithuania
European Parliament constituency
Lithuania (European Parliament constituency) is located in European Parliament constituencies 2007
Lithuania (European Parliament constituency)
Location among the 2007 constituencies
EP-constituency-LT.svg
Created 2004
MEP(s) 13 (2004)
Member State Lithuania
Source(s) [1][2]

In European elections, Lithuania is a constituency of the European Parliament, currently represented by thirteen MEPs. It covers the member state of Lithuania.

Current MEPs[edit]

Further information: MEPs for Lithuania 2004-2009

As of October 2007

Name National Party EP group
Laima Liucija Andrikienė Tėvynės sąjunga EPP–ED
Šarūnas Birutis Darbo Partija ALDE
Danutė Budreikaitė Darbo Partija ALDE
Arūnas Degutis independent ALDE
Jolanta Dičkutė Darbo Partija ALDE
Gintaras Didžiokas Lietuvos valstiečių liaudininkų sąjunga UEN
Eugenijus Gentvilas Liberalų ir centro sąjunga ALDE
Ona Juknevičienė Darbo Partija ALDE
Vytautas Landsbergis Tėvynės sąjunga EPP–ED
Eugenijus Maldeikis Tvarka ir teisingumas UEN
Justas Vincas Paleckis Lietuvos socialdemokratų partija PES
Aloyzas Sakalas Lietuvos socialdemokratų partija PES
Margarita Starkevičiūtė Liberalų ir centro sąjunga ALDE

2004[edit]

The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament. However, as Lithuania had only joined the European Union earlier that month, it was the first election European election held in that state. The election took place on June 13.


e • d Summary of the results of Lithuania's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
20042009 →
Party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Labour Party (DP) 363,931 30.16 5
Social Democratic Party (LSDP) 173,888 14.43 2
Homeland Union (TS) 151,400 12.58 2
Liberal and Centre Union (LCS) 135,341 11.23 2
Peasants and New Democratic Party Union (VNDPS) 89,338 7.41 1
Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) 82,368 6.83 1
Electoral Action of Poles (LLRA) – Union of Russians (LRS) 68,937 5.71 0
New Union (NS) 58,527 4.85 0
Christian Democrats (LKD) 33,162 2.75 0
Christian Conservative Social Union (KKSS) 31,060 2.57 0
Party of National Progress (TPP) 14,294 1.18 0
Centre Party (NCP) 3,663 0.30 0
Valid votes 1,205,704 94.00
Blank and invalid votes 76,930 6.00
Totals 1,282,634 100.00 13
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 2,654,336 48.32

2009[edit]

For the 2009 election the number of seats was reduced to twelve.

e • d Summary of the results of Lithuania's 7 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
← 200420092014 →
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

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