European Parliament election, 1999 (Ireland)

Ireland European Parliament election, 1999

11 June 1999

15 seats to the European Parliament

Members of the
European Parliament

for Ireland
1st delegation (1973)
2nd delegation (197377)
3rd delegation (197779)
1st term (1979)
2nd term (1984)
3rd term (1989)
4th term (1994)
5th term (1999)
6th term (2004)
7th term (2009)
8th term (2014)
9th term (2019)
List of women MEPs

The 1999 European Parliament election in Ireland was the Irish component of the 1999 European Parliament election. The election was conducted under the single transferable vote.

Results

Elections to the European Parliament in Ireland – 1999
Party Party Leader 1st Pref Vote % ±% Seats ±
Fianna Fáil Bertie Ahern 537,757 38.6 +3.6 6 −1
Fine Gael John Bruton 342,171 24.6 +0.3 4 ±0
Green Party none 93,100 6.7 −1.2 2 ±0
Labour Party Ruairi Quinn 121,542 8.7 −2.3 1 ±0
Sinn Féin Gerry Adams 88,165 6.3 +3.3 0 ±0
Socialist Party Joe Higgins 10,619 0.8 +0.8 0 ±0
Progressive Democrats[1] Mary Harney N/A N/A −6.5 0 ±0
Independents 198,386 14.3 +7.4 2 +1
Total 1,391,740 100 15

Voting details

Constituency Electorate Turnout Spoilt Valid Poll Quota Seats Candidates
Connacht–Ulster 541,552 332,236 (61.3%) 12,085 (3.6%) 320,151 80,038 3 11
Dublin 793,200 286,684 (36.1%) 6,013 (2.1%) 280,671 56,135 4 13
Leinster 706,200 357,064 (50.5%) 14,725 (4.1%) 342,339 68,468 4 8
Munster 823,008 462,303 (56.2%) 13,724 (2.9%) 448,579 89,716 4 10
Total 2,864,361 1,438,287 (50.2%) 46,547 (3.2%) 1,391,740 15 42

See also

Footnotes

  1. Party did not run any candidates in 1999.
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