European Parliament election, 1999 (Portugal)

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Portugal European Parliament election, 1999
Portugal
← 1994 13 June 1999 2004 →

25 seats to the European Parliament
Turnout 39.9% Increase 4.4 pp
  First party Second party
  Mário Soares 1975b (cropped).jpg JosePachecoPereira.jpg
Leader Mário Soares Pacheco Pereira
Party PS PSD
Alliance PES EPP
Last election 10 seats 9 seats
Seats won 12 9
Seat change Increase 2 Steady 0
Popular vote 1,493,146 1,078,528
Percentage 43.1% 31.1%
Swing Increase 8.2 pp Decrease 3.3 pp

  Third party Fourth party
  Ilda Figueiredo 2011 (cropped).jpg Paulo Portas 2009 (cropped).jpg
Leader Ilda Figueiredo Paulo Portas
Party CDU CDS–PP
Alliance GUE/NGL UFE
Last election 3 seats 3 seats
Seats won 2 2
Seat change Decrease 1 Decrease 1
Popular vote 357,671 283,067
Percentage 10.3% 8.2%
Swing Decrease 0.9 pp Decrease 4.3 pp

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The most voted party by district (Azores and Madeira not shown)

The European Parliament election of 1999 in Portugal was the election of MEP representing Portugal constituency for the 1999-2004 term of the European Parliament. It was part of the wider 1999 European election. In Portugal the election was held on 13 June.

Parties and candidates[edit]

The major parties that partook in the election, and their EP list leaders, were:[1]

National summary of votes and seats[edit]

e • d Summary of the results of Portugal's 13 June 1999 election to the European Parliament
← 199419992004 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Socialist Party (PS) PES Mário Soares 1,493,146 43.07 8.20 Increase 12 2 Increase
Social Democratic Party (PSD) EPP José Pacheco Pereira 1,078,528 31.11 3.28 Decrease 9 0 Steady
Democratic Unitarian Coalition (CDU)
Communist Party (PCP)
Ecologist Party (PEV)
GUE/NGL Ilda Figueiredo 357,671 10.32 0.87 Decrease 2
2
0

1 Decrease
0 Steady
People's Party (CDS–PP) UFE Paulo Portas 283,067 8.16 4.29 Decrease 2 1 Decrease
Left Bloc (BE) None Miguel Portas 61,920 1.79 new 0 new
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 79,619 2.30 0 0 Steady
Valid votes 3,353,951 96.74
Blank and invalid votes 113,134 3.26
Totals 3,467,085 100.00 25 0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 8,681,854 39.93 4.39 Increase
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições
Vote share
PS
43.07%
PSD
31.11%
CDU
10.32%
CDS-PP
8.16%
BE
1.79%
PCTP/MRPP
0.88%
Others
1.43%
Blank/Invalid
3.27%

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