List of members of the European Parliament for the Netherlands, 2009–14
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This is a list of the 25 members of the European Parliament for the Netherlands in the 2009 to 2014 session. One person from Party for Freedom entered the Parliament in December 2011, bringing the number of MEPs to 26.
|Name||National party||EP Group||Period||Votes|
|Johannes "Hans" van Baalen||People's Party for Freedom and Democracy||ALDE||14 July 2009 –||367,796|
|Bastiaan "Bas" Belder||Reformed Political Party||EFD||20 July 1999 –||53,450|
|Thijs Berman||Labour Party||S&D||20 July 2004 –||372,060|
|Louis Bontes ||Party for Freedom||NI||14 July 2009 –||6,751|
|Emine Bozkurt||Labour Party||S&D||20 July 2004 –||66,385|
|Wim van de Camp||Christian Democratic Appeal||EPP||14 July 2009 –||579,775|
|Marije Cornelissen||GreenLeft||G–EFA||14 July 2009 –||14,486|
|Peter van Dalen||ChristianUnion||ECR||14 July 2009 –||209,947|
|Bas Eickhout||GreenLeft||G–EFA||14 July 2009 –||13,782|
|Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy||Democrats 66||ALDE||14 July 2009 –||18,107|
|Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert ||People's Party for Freedom and Democracy||ALDE||20 July 2004 –||52,184|
|Dennis de Jong||Socialist Party||EUL–NGL||14 July 2009 –||194,359|
|Esther de Lange||Christian Democratic Appeal||EPP||12 April 2007 –||43,406|
|Kartika Liotard ||Socialist Party (2009–2010) / Independent||EUL–NGL||20 July 2004 –||32,426|
|Barry Madlener ||Party for Freedom||NI||14 July 2009 –||372,060|
|Toine Manders ||People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (2009–2013) / Independent||ALDE||20 July 1999 –||34,973|
|Judith Merkies||Labour Party||S&D||14 July 2009 –||18,553|
|Lambert van Nistelrooij||Christian Democratic Appeal||EPP||20 July 2004 –||41,846|
|Ria Oomen-Ruijten||Christian Democratic Appeal||EPP||25 July 1989 –||70,388|
|Judith Sargentini||GreenLeft||G–EFA||14 July 2009 –||321,744|
|Marietje Schaake||Democrats 66||ALDE||14 July 2009 –||18,662|
|Laurence Stassen ||Party for Freedom||NI||14 July 2009 –||17,880|
|Daniël van der Stoep ||Party for Freedom (2009–2011) / Independent||NI||14 July 2009 –||5,650|
|Sophie in 't Veld||Democrats 66||ALDE||20 July 2004 –||433,957|
|Corien Wortmann-Kool||Christian Democratic Appeal||EPP||20 July 2004 –||48,270|
|National party||EP Group||Seats||±|
|Christian Democratic Appeal||EPP||2|
|Party for Freedom||NI||4|
|People's Party for Freedom and Democracy||ALDE||1|
|ChristianUnion–Reformed Political Party||Various|
- Resigned in 2010, became a member of the Dutch Parliament (House of Representatives) after the 2010 election. Replaced by Lucas Hartong on 22 June 2010.
- Resigned in 2010, became a member of the Dutch Parliament (House of Representatives) after the 2010 election. Replaced by Jan Mulder on 22 June 2010.
- Withdrew her membership of the Socialist Party on 1 June 2010 after internal conflicts in the Socialist Party. Sits as an independent while still part of the EUL-NGL.
- Resigned in 2012, became a member of the Dutch Parliament (House of Representatives) after the 2012 election. Replaced by Patricia van der Kammen on 27 September 2012.
- Withdrew his membership of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy on 17 October 2013 to run as party leader of 50PLUS in the European Parliament election, 2014. Sits as an independent, while still part of the ALDE.
- Geert Wilders, as "party list pusher" was chosen on the number of preferences votes, however he declined to join the European Parliament. Stassen took up his seat.
- Resigned in 2011 because he caused a car crash while drunk driving. Replaced by Auke Zijlstra on 13 September 2011. Van der Stoep returned to the Parliament in December 2011 because of seat increases provided for by the Treaty of Lisbon. As the first candidate on the Party for Freedom election list who did not have a seat in the European Parliament he was allowed to return to the Parliament. However, the Party for Freedom did not allow him to rejoin their delegation, and he currently sits as an independent.