European Parliament election, 2009 (Latvia)

Latvia European Parliament election, 2009

6 June 2009

8 seats to the European Parliament

The European Parliament election of 2009 in Latvia involved the election of the delegation from Latvia to the European Parliament in 2009. 17 lists containing a total of 185 candidates were registered for the election.

The election was conducted according to the party-list proportional representation system, with at least 5% of votes necessary to gain seats in the parliament. Voters were given 17 ballot papers, one for each party and had the opportunity to approve of candidates on their chosen list by adding a plus or disapprove by crossing out candidates.

Results

 Summary of the results of Latvia's 6 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
← 2004 • 2009 • 2014 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/– Seats (post-Lisbon) +/–
Civic Union (PS) EPP 192,537 24.32 24.32
2 / 8
2
3 / 9
1
Harmony Centre (SC[1]) None
  • PES (observer)
  • None
154,894 19.57 13.15
2 / 8

1
1
2 / 9

0
0
For Human Rights in United Latvia (PCTVL) EFA 76,436 9.66 1.00
1 / 8
0
1 / 9
0
Latvia's First Party/Latvian Way (LPP/LC[2]) ELDR 59,326 7.49 2.30
1 / 8
0
1 / 9
0
For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK (TB/LNNK) AEN 58,991 7.45 22.28
1 / 8
3
1 / 9
0
New Era Party (JL) EPP 52,751 6.66 13.05
1 / 8
1
1 / 9
0
Libertas.lv (LIBERTAS.LV) LIBERTAS.EU 34,073 4.30 new
0 / 8
0
0 / 9
0
Society for Other Politics (SCP) None 30,444 3.85 new
0 / 8
0
0 / 9
0
Social Democratic Workers' Party (LSDSP) PES (observer) 30,004 3.79 0.98
0 / 8
0
0 / 9
0
Union of Greens and Farmers (ZZS) None 29,463 3.72 0.53
0 / 8

0
0
0 / 9

0
0
All For Latvia! (VL) None 22,240 2.81 new
0 / 8
0
0 / 9
0
People's Party (TP) EPP 21,968 2.78 3.85
0 / 8
1
0 / 9
0
Others 13,957 1.76
0 / 8
0
0 / 9
0
Valid votes 777,079 97.47
Blank and invalid votes 20,140 2.53
Totals 797,219 100.00
8 / 8
1
9 / 9
1
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 1,484,781 53.69 12.81
Source: Official results
  1. In 2004 - separate TSP and LSP lists
  2. In 2004 - separate LPP and LC lists

References

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