Germany (European Parliament constituency)

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Germany
European Parliament constituency
Germany (European Parliament constituency) is located in European Parliament constituencies 2014
Germany (European Parliament constituency)
Location among the 2014 constituencies
Created 1979
MEP(s) 81 (1979 - 1994)
99 (1994 - 2014)
96 (2014 - present)
Member State Germany
Source(s) [1][2]

In European elections, Germany is a constituency of the European Parliament, covering the entire country of Germany. It is currently represented by ninety-six members, the most of any European Parliament constituency.

Current MEPs[edit]

Further information: MEPs for Germany 2014–2019

As of October 2007

Name National Party EP group
Alexander Nuno Alvaro Freie Demokratische Partei ALDE
Angelika Beer Bündnis 90/Die Grünen G–EFA
Rolf Berend Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Reimer Böge Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Hiltrud Breyer Bündnis 90/Die Grünen G–EFA
André Brie Die Linke GUE–NGL
Elmar Brok Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Udo Bullmann Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Daniel Caspary Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Jorgo Chatzimarkakis Freie Demokratische Partei ALDE
Daniel Cohn-Bendit Bündnis 90/Die Grünen G–EFA
Michael Cramer Bündnis 90/Die Grünen G–EFA
Albert Dess Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern EPP–ED
Christian Ehler Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Markus Ferber Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern EPP–ED
Karl-Heinz Florenz Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Ingo Friedrich Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern EPP–ED
Michael Gahler Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Evelyne Gebhardt Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Roland Gewalt Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Norbert Glante Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Lutz Goepel Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Alfred Gomolka Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Friedrich-Wilhelm Graefe zu Baringdorf Bündnis 90/Die Grünen G–EFA
Ingeborg Grässle Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Lissy Gröner Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Matthias Groote Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Klaus Hänsch Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Rebecca Harms Bündnis 90/Die Grünen G–EFA
Jutta Haug Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Ruth Hieronymi Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Karsten Friedrich Hoppenstedt Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Milan Horáček Bündnis 90/Die Grünen G–EFA
Georg Jarzembowski Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Elisabeth Jeggle Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Karin Jöns Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Gisela Kallenbach Bündnis 90/Die Grünen G–EFA
Sylvia-Yvonne Kaufmann Die Linke GUE–NGL
Heinz Kindermann Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Ewa Klamt Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Christa Klaß Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Wolf Klinz Freie Demokratische Partei ALDE
Dieter-Lebrecht Koch Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Silvana Koch-Mehrin Freie Demokratische Partei ALDE
Christoph Konrad Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Holger Krahmer Freie Demokratische Partei ALDE
Constanze Angela Krehl Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Wolfgang Kreissl-Doerfler Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Helmut Kuhne Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Alexander Graf Lambsdorff Freie Demokratische Partei ALDE
Werner Langen Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Kurt Joachim Lauk Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Kurt Lechner Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Klaus-Heiner Lehne Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Jo Leinen Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Peter Liese Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Erika Mann Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Thomas Mann Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Helmuth Markov Die Linke GUE–NGL
Hans-Peter Mayer Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Hartmut Nassauer Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Angelika Niebler Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern EPP–ED
Vural Öger Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Cem Özdemir Bündnis 90/Die Grünen G–EFA
Doris Pack Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Tobias Pflüger Die Linke GUE–NGL
Willi Piecyk Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Markus Pieper Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Hans-Gert Pöttering Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Horst Posdorf Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Bernd Posselt Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern EPP–ED
Godelieve Quisthoudt-Rowohl Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Alexander Radwan Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern EPP–ED
Bernhard Rapkay Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Herbert Reul Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Dagmar Roth-Behrendt Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Mechtild Rothe Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Heide Rühle Bündnis 90/Die Grünen G–EFA
Frithjof Schmidt Bündnis 90/Die Grünen G–EFA
Horst Schnellhardt Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Jürgen Schröder Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Elisabeth Schroedter Bündnis 90/Die Grünen G–EFA
Martin Schulz Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Willem Schuth Freie Demokratische Partei ALDE
Andreas Schwab Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Renate Sommer Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Gabriele Stauner Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Ulrich Stockmann Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Helga Trüpel Bündnis 90/Die Grünen G–EFA
Feleknas Uca Die Linke GUE–NGL
Thomas Ulmer Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Sahra Wagenknecht Die Linke GUE–NGL
Ralf Walter Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Manfred Weber Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern EPP–ED
Barbara Weiler Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands PES
Anja Weisgerber Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern EPP–ED
Rainer Wieland Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Karl von Wogau Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands EPP–ED
Gabriele Zimmer Die Linke GUE–NGL

1979[edit]

The 1979 European election was the first direct election to the European Parliament to be held and hence the first time Germany had voted.

1984[edit]

The 1984 European election was the second European election to be held.

1989[edit]

The 1989 European election was the third European election to be held.

78 west Germany and 3 app west berlin

1994[edit]

The 1994 European election was the fourth European election to be held.

1999[edit]

The 1999 European election was the fifth European election to be held.


e • d Summary of the results of Germany's 13 June 1999 election to the European Parliament
← 199419992004 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) + Christian Social Union (CSU) EPP None 13,168,231 48.66 9.86 Increase
53 / 99
6 Increase
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) EPP 10,628,224 39.28 7.24 Increase
43 / 99
4 Increase
Social Democratic Party (SPD) PES 8,307,085 30.70 1.46 Decrease
33 / 99
7 Decrease
Christian Social Union (CSU) EPP 2,540,007 9.39 2.63 Increase
10 / 99
2 Increase
Alliance '90/The Greens (B'90/GRÜNEN) EGP 1,741,494 6.44 3.62 Decrease
7 / 99
5 Decrease
Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS) PEL 1,567,745 5.79 1.07 Increase
6 / 99
6 Increase
Free Democratic Party (FDP) ELDR 820,371 3.03 1.04 Decrease
0 / 99
0 Steady
The Republicans (REP) None 461,038 1.70 2.22 Decrease
0 / 99
0 Steady
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 993,309 3.67
0 / 99
0 Steady
Valid votes 27,059,273 98.5
Blank and invalid votes 409,659 1.5
Totals 27,468,932 100.00
99 / 99
0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 60,786,904 45.19 14.83 Decrease

(Source: Élections européennes (Allemagne) (French))

2004[edit]

The 2004 European election was the sixth European election and were held in Germany on 13 June.

The elections saw a heavy defeat for the ruling Social Democratic Party, which polled its lowest share of the vote since World War II. More than half of this loss, however, went to other parties of the left, particularly the Greens. The votes of the opposition conservative parties, the Christian Democratic Union and the Christian Social Union, also fell, though not as sharply as the SPD's. The liberal Free Democratic Party improved its vote and gained representation.


e • d Summary of the results of Germany's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
← 199920042009 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) 9,412,009 36.5 2.8 Decrease
40 / 99
3 Decrease
Social Democratic Party (SPD) 5,549,243 21.52 9.2 Decrease
23 / 99
10 Decrease
Alliance '90/The Greens (B'90/GRÜNEN) 3,078,276 11.94 5.5 Increase
13 / 99
6 Increase
Christian Social Union (CSU) 2,063,564 8.0 1.4 Decrease
9 / 99
1 Decrease
Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS) 1,579,693 6.12 0.3 Increase
7 / 99
1 Increase
Free Democratic Party (FDP) 1,565,000 6.07 3.0 Increase
7 / 99
7 Increase
Republican Party (REP) 485,691 1.88 0.2 Increase
0 / 99
0 Steady
Human Environment Animal Welfare Party (MUT) 331,270 1.29 0.6 Increase
0 / 99
0 Steady
The Grays – Gray Panthers (GRAUE) 314,204 1.22 0.8 Increase
0 / 99
0 Steady
Family Party of Germany (FAMILIE) 267,361 1.04 1.0 Increase
0 / 99
0 Steady
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 4.40
0 / 99
0 Steady
Valid votes 25,780,733 97.19
Blank and invalid votes 744,741 2.81
Totals 26,525,514 100.00
99 / 99
0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 61,650,330 43.03 2.16 Decrease
Source: Official results (in German)

2009[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Germany's 7 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
← 200420092014 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) + Christian Social Union (CSU) EPP None 9,968,153 37.85
42 / 99
7 Decrease
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) EPP 8,071,391 30.65 5.9 Decrease
34 / 99
6 Decrease
Social Democratic Party (SPD) PES 5,472,566 20.78 0.7 Decrease
23 / 99
0 Steady
Alliance '90/The Greens (B'90/GRÜNEN) EGP 3,194,509 12.13 0.2 Increase
14 / 99
1 Increase
Free Democratic Party (FDP) ELDR 2,888,084 10.97 4.9 Increase
12 / 99
5 Increase
The Left (LINKE) PEL 1,969,239 7.48 1.5 Increase
8 / 99
1 Increase
Christian Social Union of Bavaria (CSU) EPP 1,896,762 7.20 0.8 Decrease
8 / 99
1 Decrease
Free Voters (FW) None 442,579 1.68 New
0 / 99
0 Steady
The Republicans (REP) None 347,887 1.32 0.6 Decrease
0 / 99
0 Steady
Human Environment Animal Welfare (MUT) None 289,694 1.10 0.2 Decrease
0 / 99
0 Steady
Others (parties and candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 1,508,867 5.7
0 / 99
0 Steady
Valid votes 26,333,444 97.81
Blank and invalid votes 590,170 2.19
Totals 26,923,614 100.00
99 / 99
0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 62,222,873 43.27 0.26 Increase
Source: German government

2014[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Germany's 25 May 2014 election to the European Parliament
← 200920142019 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) + Christian Social Union (CSU) EPP 10,374,758 35.36
34 / 96
8 Decrease
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) EPP David McAllister 8,807,500 30.02 0.7 Decrease
29 / 96
5 Decrease
Social Democratic Party (SPD) PES Martin Schulz 7,999,955 27.27 6.5 Increase
27 / 96
4 Increase
Alliance '90/The Greens (B'90/GRÜNEN) EGP Rebecca Harms 3,138,201 10.70 1.4 Decrease
11 / 96
3 Decrease
The Left (LINKE) PEL Gabi Zimmer 2,167,641 7.39 0.1 Decrease
7 / 96
1 Decrease
Alternative for Germany (AfD) None Bernd Lucke 2,065,162 7.04 7.0 Increase
7 / 96
7 Increase
Christian Social Union of Bavaria (CSU) EPP Markus Ferber 1,567,258 5.34 1.9 Decrease
5 / 96
3 Decrease
Free Democratic Party (FDP) ALDE Alexander Graf Lambsdorff 986,253 3.36 7.6 Decrease
3 / 96
9 Decrease
Free Voters (Freie Wähler) EDP* Ulrike Müller 428,524 1.46 0.2 Decrease
1 / 96
1 Increase
Pirate Party (Piraten) None† Julia Reda 424,510 1.45 0.5 Increase
1 / 96
1 Increase
Human Environment Animal Protection (Tierschutzpartei) None Stefan Eck 366,303 1.25 0.1 Increase
1 / 96
1 Increase
National Democratic Party of Germany (NPD) ENF Udo Voigt 300,815 1.03 1.0 Increase
1 / 96
1 Increase
Family Party of Germany (Familie) None Arne Gericke 202,871 0.69 0.3 Decrease
1 / 96
1 Increase
Ecological Democratic Party (ödp) None Klaus Buchner 185,119 0.64 0.1 Increase
1 / 96
1 Increase
Die PARTEI (PARTEI) None Martin Sonneborn 184,525 0.63 0.6 Increase
1 / 96
1 Increase
Others (parties and candidates that won less than 0.6% of the vote and no seats) 516,063 1.76
0 / 96
0 Steady
Valid votes 29,340,700 98.34
Blank and invalid votes 496,216 1.66
Totals 29,836,916 100.00
96 / 96
0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 62,004,092 48.12 4.85 Increase
Source: German government

*individual candidates

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