2009 European Parliament election in Gibraltar

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European Parliament election in Gibraltar, 2009

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contributes towards 6 seats to the European Parliament
  First party Second party Third party
  David Cameron Gordon Brown official.jpg Nick Clegg
Leader David Cameron Gordon Brown Nick Clegg
Party Conservative Labour Liberal Democrat
Alliance Social Democrats Socialist Labour Liberal
Leader since 6 December 2005 24 June 2007 18 December 2007
Popular vote 3,721 1,328 1,269
Percentage 53.3% 19.0% 18.2%
Swing Decrease16.2% Increase9.6% Increase10.6%

The British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar is part of the European Parliament constituency of South West England and Gibraltar. For elections to the European Parliament in 2009, the vote in the region took place on 4 June 2009, with the results announced on 7 June 2009. The Conservatives won with 51% of the votes.[1] Turnout was 35% in Gibraltar, below the 39% for the electoral region as a whole. The turnout in the territory was significantly lower than the percentage from 2004, which was 58%.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes won Vote share (%) Change (%)
Conservative 3,721 53.3 -16.2
Labour 1,328 19.0 +9.6
Liberal Democrat 1,269 18.2 +10.6
Green 224 3.2 -5.5
UKIP 100 1.4 +0.3
BNP 94 1.4 +0.5
Christian 70 1.0 New
Socialist Labour 56 0.8 New
English Democrat 37 0.5 New
Pensioners 26 0.4 New
Independent - Katie Hopkins 15 0.2 New
NO2EU 12 0.2 New
Mebyon Kernow 8 0.1 New
Fair Pay Fair Trade 8 0.1 New
Jury Team 6 0.1 New
Wai D Your Decision 4 0.1 New
Libertas 3 0.0 New


Sources: Gibraltar Chronicle (Gibraltar results),

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Reyes, Brian (2009-06-08). "LANDSLIDE FOR TORIES DISAPPOINTMENT FOR LABOUR". Gibraltar Chronicle. Archived from the original on June 10, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-08.Reyes, Brian (2009-06-08). [?url=http://www.chronicle.gi/headlines_details.php?id=16340 "LANDSLIDE FOR TORIES DISAPPOINTMENT FOR LABOUR"] Check |archiveurl= value (help). Gibraltar Chronicle. Archived from the original on June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-08. (Archived by WebCite at )