Luxembourg (European Parliament constituency)

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Luxembourg
European Parliament constituency
Luxembourg (European Parliament constituency) is located in European Parliament constituencies 2014
Luxembourg (European Parliament constituency)
Location among the 2014 constituencies
Created 1979
MEP(s) 6 (2004)
Member State Luxembourg
Source(s) [1][2]

In European elections, Luxembourg is a constituency of the European Parliament, currently represented by six MEPs. It covers the member state of Luxembourg and uses the D'Hondt method.

Returned members[edit]

Note on European parties: the Christian Social People's Party (CSV) is a member of the centre-right European People's Party, the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party is a member of the centre-left Party of European Socialists (sitting with S&D) and the Democratic Party (DP) is a member of the centrist European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party (sitting with ALDE).

MEPs for Luxembourg, 1979 onwards
Term MEP
Party
MEP
Party
MEP
Party
MEP
Party
MEP
Party
MEP
Party
1979 (first) Colette Flesch
DP
Jean Hamilius
DP
Victor Abens
LSAP
Marc Fischbach
CSV
Jean Spautz
CSV
Nicolas Estgen
CSV
Marcelle Lentz-Cornette
CSV
1984 (second) Lydie Schmit
LSAP
Ernest Mühlen
CSV
Joseph Wohlfart
LSAP
1989 (third) Ben Fayot
LSAP
Robert Krieps
LSAP
Astrid Lulling
CSV
Viviane Reding
CSV
Lydie Polfer
DP
Marcel Schlechter
LSAP
1994 (fourth) Charles Goerens
DP
Jup Weber
Greens
1999 (fifth) Colette Flesch
DP
Robert Goebbels
LSAP
Jacques Poos
LSAP
Jacques Santer
CSV
Claude Turmes
Greens
2004 (sixth) Lydie Polfer
DP
Jean Spautz
CSV
Erna Hennicot-Schoepges
CSV
2009 (seventh) Charles Goerens
DP
Frank Engel
CSV
Georges Bach
CSV
2014 (eighth) Mady Delvaux-Stehres
LSAP
Viviane Reding
CSV

1979[edit]

The 1979 European election was the first direct election to be held to the European Parliament, and hence the first time Luxembourg voted for their MEPs.

e • d Summary of the results of Luxembourg's 10 June 1979 election to the European Parliament
19791984 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Christian Social People's Party (CSV) EPP Marc Fischbach 352,296 36.12
3 / 6
Democratic Party (DP) LD Colette Flesch 274,307 28.12
2 / 6
Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP) PES Victor Abens 211,106 21.64
1 / 6
Social Democratic Party (PSD/SDP) 68,289 7.00
0 / 6
Communist Party (KPL) 48,813 5.00
0 / 6
Alternative List (AL) 9,845 1.01
0 / 6
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 10,695 1.10
0 / 6
Valid votes
Blank and invalid votes
Totals 100.00 6
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout
Source: Centre d'Étude de la Vie Politique

1984[edit]

The 1984 European election was the second election to the European Parliament.

e • d Summary of the results of Luxembourg's 17 June 1984 election to the European Parliament
← 197919841989 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Christian Social People's Party (CSV) 345,586 34.90 1.2 Decrease 3 0 Steady
Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP) 296,382 29.93 8.3 Increase 2 1 Increase
Democratic Party (DP) 218,481 22.07 6.0 Decrease 1 1 Decrease
The Greens (GLEI-GAP) 60,152 6.08 N/A 0 N/A
Communist Party (KPL) 40,395 4.08 1.0 Decrease 0 0 Steady
Independent Socialist Party (PSI) 25,355 2.56 N/A 0 N/A
Revolutionary Communist League (LCR) 3,791 0.38 0.1 Decrease 0 0 Steady
Source: Centre d'Étude de la Vie Politique

1989[edit]

The 1989 European election was the third election to the European Parliament.

e • d Summary of the results of Luxembourg's 18 June 1989 election to the European Parliament
← 198419891994 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Christian Social People's Party (CSV) EPP 346,621 34.87
3 / 6
0 Steady
Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP) PES 252,920 25.45
2 / 6
0 Steady
Democratic Party (DP) ELDR 198,254 19.95
1 / 6
0 Steady
Green List Ecological Initiative (GLEI) 61,054 6.14 new
0 / 6
0 Steady
Communist Party (KPL) 46,791 4.71
0 / 6
0 Steady
Green Alternative Party (GAP) 42,926 4.32 new
0 / 6
0 Steady
National Movement (LLNB) 28,867 2.90
0 / 6
0 Steady
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 16,506 1.66
0 / 6
0 Steady
Valid votes 165,657
Valid ballots 993,939
Blank and invalid ballots
Totals 100.00
6 / 6
0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 218,940 87.4
Source: Centre d'Étude de la Vie Politique

1994[edit]

The 1994 European election was the fourth election to the European Parliament.

e • d Summary of the results of Luxembourg's 12 June 1994 election to the European Parliament
← 198919941999 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Christian Social People's Party (CSV) EPP 319,462 31.50 3.4 Decrease
2 / 6
1 Decrease
Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP) PES 251,500 24.80 0.6 Decrease
2 / 6
0 Steady
Democratic Party (DP) ELDR 190,997 18.83 1.1 Decrease
1 / 6
0 Steady
The Greens (GLEI–GAP) EGP 110,888 10.93 0.4 Increase
1 / 6
1 Increase
Action Committee for Democracy and Pensions Justice (ADR) 70,470 6.94
0 / 6
0 Steady
National Movement (NB) 24,141 2.38 0.5 Decrease
0 / 6
0 Steady
Communist Party (KPL) 16,559 1.63 3.1 Decrease
0 / 6
0 Steady
Group for Luxembourgian Sovereignty (GLS) 12,091 1.19
0 / 6
0 Steady
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 18.186 1.79
0 / 6
0 Steady
Valid votes
Valid ballots
Blank and invalid ballots
Totals 100.00
6 / 6
0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout
Source: Presidència de la Generalitat

1999[edit]

The 1999 European election was the fifth election to the European Parliament and was held in Luxembourg on 13 June. Astrid Lulling and Jacques Santer (former Commission President) were elected for the Christian Social People's Party (European People's Party), Colette Flesch for the Democratic Party (European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party) and Robert Goebbels and Jacques Poos for the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party (Party of European Socialists).

e • d Summary of the results of Luxembourg's 13 June 1999 election to the European Parliament
← 199419992004 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Christian Social People's Party (CSV) EPP Jean-Claude Juncker 321,021 31.67 0.2 Increase
2 / 6
0 Steady
Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP) PES Alex Bodry 239,048 23.58 1.2 Increase
2 / 6
0 Steady
Democratic Party (DP) ELDR Charles Goerens 207,379 20.46 1.7 Increase
1 / 6
0 Steady
The Greens (DG) EGP Camille Gira 108,514 10.70 0.2 Decrease
1 / 6
0 Steady
Action Committee for Democracy and Pensions Justice (ADR) None Gaston Gibéryen 91,118 8.99 2.1 Increase
0 / 6
0 Steady
The Left (DL) None Aly Bisdorff 28,130 2.77 new
0 / 6
0 Steady
Green and Liberal Alliance (GAL) None Jup Weber 18,573 1.83 new
0 / 6
0 Steady
Valid votes 1,013,783
Valid ballots 184,838 91.33
Blank and invalid ballots 17,546 8.67
Totals 202,384 100.00
6 / 6
0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 233,602 86.64
Source: Service Information et Presse

2004[edit]

The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament and was held in Luxembourg on 13 June. The ruling Christian Social People's Party polled strongly, while the opposition Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party lost ground.

e • d Summary of the results of Luxembourg's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
← 199920042009 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Christian Social People's Party (CSV) EPP Jean-Claude Juncker 404,823 37.14 5.4 Increase
3 / 6
1 Increase
Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP) PES Jean Asselborn 240,484 22.06 1.6 Decrease
1 / 6
1 Decrease
The Greens (DG) EGP Claude Turmes 163,754 15.02 4.3 Increase
1 / 6
0 Steady
Democratic Party (DP) ELDR Lydie Polfer 162,064 14.87 5.6 Decrease
1 / 6
0 Steady
Alternative Democratic Reform Party (ADR) AEN Gaston Gibéryen 87.666 8.04 1.0 Decrease
0 / 6
0 Steady
The Left (DL) PEL (observer) André Hoffmann 18,345 1.68 1.1 Decrease
0 / 6
0 Steady
Communist Party (KPL) None Zénon Bernard 12,800 1.17
0 / 6
0 Steady
Valid votes 1,089,936
Valid ballots 192,185 91.65
Blank and invalid ballots 17,504 8.35
Totals 209,689 100.00
6 / 6
0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 229,550 91.35
Source: Service Information et Presse
Registered voters: 229,550
Votes cast: 208,436 (90.8% turnout)
Valid votes: 1,081,475

The Luxembourg electoral system allows each voter to cast as many votes as there are members to be elected. These figures show the number of votes cast for each party, not the number of voters who cast them.

2009[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Luxembourg's 7 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
← 200420092014 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Christian Social People's Party (CSV) EPP Viviane Reding 353,094 31.36 5.8 Decrease
3 / 6
0 Steady
Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP) PES Robert Goebbels 219,349 19.48 2.5 Decrease
1 / 6
0 Steady
Democratic Party (DP) ELDR Charles Goerens 210,107 18.66 3.7 Increase
1 / 6
0 Steady
The Greens (DG) EGP Claude Turmes 189,523 16.83 1.8 Increase
1 / 6
0 Steady
Alternative Democratic Reform Party (ADR) AEN Jean Colombera 83,168 7.39 0.6 Decrease
0 / 6
0 Steady
The Left (DL) PEL André Hoffmann 37,929 3.37 1.7 Increase
0 / 6
0 Steady
Communist Party (KPL) None Ali Ruckert 17,304 1.54 0.3 Increase
0 / 6
0 Steady
Citizens' List (BL) None Aly Jaerling 15,558 1.38 new
0 / 6
0 Steady
Valid votes 1,126,032
Valid ballots 198,364 90.82
Blank and invalid ballots 20,059 9.18
Totals 218,423 100.00
6 / 6
0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 240,669 90.76
Source: Centre Informatique de l'État

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