Portugal (European Parliament constituency)

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Portugal
European Parliament constituency
Portugal (European Parliament constituency) is located in European Parliament constituencies 2014
Portugal (European Parliament constituency)
Location among the 2014 constituencies
Member state Portugal
Created 1987
MEPs 24 (1987 - 1994)
25 (1994 - 2004)
24 (2004 - 2009)
22 (2009 - 2014)
21 (2014 - present)
Sources
[1][2]

In European elections, Portugal is a constituency of the European Parliament, currently represented by twenty-one MEPs. It covers the member state of Portugal.

Current MEPs[edit]

As of September 2014

Name National Party EP group
Francisco Assis Partido Socialista S&D
Maria João Rodrigues Partido Socialista S&D
Carlos Zorrinho Partido Socialista S&D
Elisa Ferreira Partido Socialista S&D
Ricardo Serrão Santos Partido Socialista S&D
Ana Gomes Partido Socialista S&D
Pedro da Silva Pereira Partido Socialista S&D
Liliana Rodrigues Partido Socialista S&D
Paulo Rangel Aliança Portugal (PSD) EPP
Fernando Ruas Aliança Portugal (PSD) EPP
Sofia Ribeiro Aliança Portugal (PSD) EPP
Nuno Melo Aliança Portugal (CDS–PP) EPP
Carlos Coelho Aliança Portugal (PSD) EPP
Cláudia Aguiar Aliança Portugal (PSD) EPP
José Manuel Fernandes Aliança Portugal (PSD) EPP
João Ferreira Coligação Democrática Unitária GUE–NGL
Inês Zuber Coligação Democrática Unitária GUE–NGL
Miguel Viegas Coligação Democrática Unitária GUE–NGL
Marisa Matias Bloco de Esquerda GUE–NGL
José Inácio Faria Movimento Partido da Terra ALDE
António Marinho e Pinto Movimento Partido da Terra (Jun-Sep 2014)
Partido Democrático Republicano (Sep 2014-)
ALDE

1987[edit]

The most voted party in each district (Azores and Madeira are not shown)

The first European election in Portugal was a by-election held after it joined the European Communities in 1987. The rest of the EC had voted in 1984.

e • d Summary of the results of Portugal's 19 July 1987 election to the European Parliament
19871989 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party (PSD) LDR Pedro Santana Lopes 2,111,828 37.45 10
Socialist Party (PS) PES Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo 1,267,672 22.48 6
Democratic and Social Centre (CDS) EPP Francisco Lucas Pires 868,718 15.40 4
Democratic Unitarian Coalition (CDU)
Communist Party (PCP)
Ecologist Party (PEV)
COM Ângelo Veloso 648,700 11.50 3
3
0


Democratic Renewal Party (PRD) EDA[1] José Medeiros Ferreira 250,158 4.44 1
People's Monarchist Party (PPM) None 155,990 2.77 0
Others (parties and candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 193,869 3.44 0
Valid votes 5,496,935 97.45
Blank and invalid votes 142,985 2.54
Totals 5,639,650 100.00 24
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 7,787,603 72.42
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

1989[edit]

The most voted party in each district (Azores and Madeira are not shown)

The 1989 European election was the third election to the European Parliament and the first time Portugal voted with the rest of the Community.

e • d Summary of the results of Portugal's 18 June 1989 election to the European Parliament
← 198719891994 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party (PSD) LDR António Capucho 1,358,958 32.75 4.70 Decrease 9 1 Decrease
Socialist Party (PS)* PES João Cravinho 1,184,380 28.54 6.26 Increase 8 2 Increase
Democratic Unitarian Coalition (CDU)
Communist Party (PCP)
Ecologist Party (PEV)
LU Carlos Carvalhas 597,759 14.40 2.90 Increase 4
3
1

0 Steady
1 Increase
Democratic and Social Centre (CDS) EPP Lucas Pires 587,497 14.16 1.34 Decrease 3 1 Decrease
People's Monarchist Party (PPM) None 84,272 2.03 0.74 Decrease 0 0 Steady
Democratic Movement (MDP) None 56,900 1.37 0.88 Increase 0 0 Steady
People's Democratic Union (UDP) None 45,017 1.08 0.14 Increase 0 0 Steady
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% and no seats) 107,217 2.58 0 1 Decrease
Valid votes 4,022,000 96.92
Blank and invalid votes 127,756 3.08
Totals 4,149,756 100.00 24 0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 8,121,564 51.10 21.32 Decrease
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições
* = The Socialist Party list included 1 MP elected by the Democratic Renewal Party.

1994[edit]

The most voted party in each district (Azores and Madeira are not shown)

The 1994 European election was the fourth election to the European Parliament and the third European election in Portugal.

e • d Summary of the results of Portugal's 12 June 1994 election to the European Parliament
← 198919941999 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Socialist Party (PS) PES António Vitorino 1,061,560 34.87 6.33 Increase 10 2 Increase
Social Democratic Party (PSD) EPP Eurico de Melo 1,046,918 34.39 1.64 Increase 9 0 Steady
People's Party (CDS–PP) EDA Manuel Monteiro 379,044 12.45 1.71 Decrease 3 0 Steady
Democratic Unitarian Coalition (CDU)
Communist Party (PCP)
Ecologist Party (PEV)
GUE/NGL Luis Manuel de Sá 340,725 11.19 3.21 Decrease 3
3
0

0 Steady
1 Decrease
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 121,518 4.00 0 0 Steady
Valid votes 2,949,765 96.90
Blank and invalid votes 94,236 3.10
Totals 3,044,001 100.00 25 1 Increase
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 8,565,822 35.54 15.56 Decrease
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

1999[edit]

The first most voted party in each district (Azores and Madeira are not shown)

The 1999 European election was the fifth election to the European Parliament.

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

2004[edit]

The first most voted party in each district (Azores and Madeira are not shown)

The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament.

e • d Summary of the results of Portugal's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
← 199920042009 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Socialist Party (PS) PES António Costa 1,516,001 44.52 1.45 Increase 12 0 Steady
Forward Portugal (FP)
Social Democratic Party (PSD)
People's Party (CDS–PP)
EPP João de Deus Pinheiro 1,132,769 33.27 * 9
7
2

2 Decrease
0 Steady
Democratic Unitarian Coalition (CDU)
Communist Party (PCP)
Ecologist Party (PEV)
GUE/NGL Ilda Figueiredo 309,401 9.09 1.23 Decrease 2
2
0

0 Steady
0 Steady
Left Bloc (BE) EACL Miguel Portas 167,313 4.91 3.12 Increase 1 1 Increase
Workers' Communist Party (PCTP/MRPP) None António Garcia Pereira 36,294 1.07 0.19 Increase 0 0 Steady
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 108,338 3.18 0
Valid votes 3,270,116 96.04
Blank and invalid votes 134,666 3.96
Totals 3,404,782 100.00 24 1 Decrease
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 8,821,456 38.60 1.33 Decrease
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições

2009[edit]

The first most voted party in each district (Azores and Madeira included)

The 2009 European election was the seventh election to the European Parliament.

e • d Summary of the results of Portugal's 7 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
← 200420092014 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party (PSD) EPP Paulo Rangel 1,131,744 31.71 * 8 * 1 Increase
Socialist Party (PS) PES Vital Moreira 946,818 26.53 17.99 Decrease 7 5 Decrease
Left Bloc (BE) EACL / PEL Miguel Portas 382,667 10.72 5.81 Increase 3 2 Increase
Democratic Unitarian Coalition (CDU)
Communist Party (PCP)
Ecologist Party (PEV)
GUE/NGL Ilda Figueiredo 379,787 10.64 1.55 Increase 2
2
0

0 Steady
0 Steady
People's Party (CDS–PP) EPP Nuno Melo 298,423 8.36 * 2 * 0 Steady
Hope for Portugal Movement (MEP) None Laurinda Alves 55,072 1.54 new 0 0 Steady
Workers' Communist Party (PCTP/MRPP) None Orlando Alves 42,940 1.20 0.13 Increase 0 0 Steady
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 95,744 2.69 0 0 Steady
Valid votes 3,333,195 93.39
Blank and invalid votes 235,748 6.61
Totals 3,568,943 100.00 22 2 Decrease
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 9,704,559 36.78 1.82 Decrease
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições
* = The Social Democratic Party and the People's Party contested, together, the 2004 election in a coalition (Forward Portugal).

2014[edit]

The first most voted party in each district (Azores and Madeira included)

The 2014 European election was the eighth election to the European Parliament.

e • d Summary of the results of Portugal's 25 May 2014 election to the European Parliament
← 200920142019 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Socialist Party (PS) PES Francisco Assis 1,034,249 31.49 4.96 Increase 8 1 Increase
Portugal Alliance (AP)
Social Democratic Party (PSD)
People's Party (CDS–PP)
EPP Paulo Rangel 910,647 27.73 * 7
6
1

2 Decrease
1 Decrease
Democratic Unitarian Coalition (CDU)
Communist Party (PCP)
Ecologist Party (PEV)
EGP / PEL João Ferreira 416,925 12.69 2.05 Increase 3
3
0

1 Increase
0 Steady
Earth Party (MPT) ALDE Marinho e Pinto 234,788 7.15 6.48 Increase 2 2 Increase
Left Bloc (B.E.) PEL / EACL Marisa Matias 149,764 4.56 6.16 Decrease 1 2 Decrease
LIVRE (L) Rui Tavares 71,495 2.18 new 0 new
Party for Animals and Nature (PAN) EUL-NGL Orlando Figueiredo 56,431 1.72 new 0 new
Workers' Communist Party (PCTP/MRPP) None Leopoldo Mesquita 54,708 1.67 0.47 Increase 0 0 Steady
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 111,765 3.40 0 0 Steady
Valid votes 3,040,771 92.58
Blank and invalid votes 243,681 7.42
Totals 3,284,452 100.00 21 1 Decrease
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 9,753,568 33.67 3.11 Decrease
Source: Comissão Nacional de Eleições
* = The Social Democratic Party and the People's Party contested separately the 2009 election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boissieu, Laurent de. "Élections européennes Portugal". Europe Politique (in Francês). Retrieved 9 April 2014. 

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