European Parliament election, 1994 (Netherlands)
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The European Parliament election of 1994 in the Netherlands was the election of MEP representing Netherlands constituency for the 1994-1999 term of the European Parliament. It was part of the wider 1994 European election. It was held on 9 June 1994. Eleven parties competed in a D'Hondt type election for 31 seats. (up from 25).
Several parties combined in one list to take part in this European Election and increase their chance on a seat in the European Parliament. These combined lists are:
No lists formed an electoral alliance.
All subjects from other member states in the Netherlands were allowed to vote this election. It's no longer necessary that the member state of which the subject is from does the same. Only for this election no ahead registration had to take place to take part.
These people got right to vote in this fifth election for the European Parliament in 1994 in the Netherlands:
- Everyone who was allowed to vote in the Dutch parliament elections;
- Dutch who are resident anywhere in the world and did not already have voting rights for the Dutch Parliament elections; (except for Dutch living in the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba, because they vote for the Estates of the Netherlands Antilles. Dutch from the Netherlands Antilles en Aruba are allowed to vote for European Elections if they lived for at least 10 years in the Netherlands.)
- Subjects of one of the other Member States which have residence in the Netherlands.
Dutch political parties
The liberal VVD and D66 parties and the orthodox Protestant alliance of Political Reformed Party, Reformatory Political Federation and Reformed Political Alliance profited from the expansion of the number of seats. While the Christian Democratic Appeal and the Labour Party lost a considerable number of votes, but remained stabile in seats. 35.7% of Dutch citizens turned out on election day.
|Logo||National Party||EU Party||EP Group|
|Christian Democratic Appeal||Christen-Democratisch Appèl||EPP||1.271.840||30,8||−3,8||10||±0|
|Labour Party||Partij van de Arbeid||PES||945.843||22,9||−7,8||8||±0|
|People's Party for Freedom and Democracy||Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie||ELDR||740.451||17,9||+3,7||6||+3|
|Democrats 66||Democraten 66||ELDR||481.826||11,7||+5,7||4||+3|
|Political Reformed Party, Reformatory Political Federation and Reformed Political Alliance||none||EN /I-EN||322.793||7,8||+1,9||2||+1|
|The Greens||De Groenen||EFGP||EGG||96.801||2,4||+2,4||0||±0|
|Socialist Party||Socialistische Partij||none||55.306||1,3||+0,6||0||±0|
|Centre Democrats||Centrum Democraten||none||43.300||1,0||+0,2||0||±0|
|Total valid votes||4.133.557||100||31||+6|
|European group||Seats 1989||Seats 1994||Change|
|European People's Party||EPP||10||10||±0|
|European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party||ELDR||4||10||+6|
|Party of European Socialists||PES||8||8||±0|
|Green Group in the European Parliament||EGG||2||1||-1|
|Europe of Nations||EN||0||2||+2|
- Hanja Maij-Weggen
- Peter Pex
- Wim van Velzen
- Bartho Pronk
- Arie Oostlander
- Jan Sonneveld
- Karla Peijs
- Ria Oomen-Ruijten
- Jim Janssen van Raaij
- Pam Cornelissen
- Piet Dankert
- Leonie van Bladel
- Jan Marinus Wiersma
- Frits Castricum
- Hedy d'Ancona
- Wim van Velzen
- Maartje van Putten
- Alman Metten
MEPs period 1994-1999
Below is a list of members of the European Parliament for the period 1994-1999 as a result of this election.