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European Parliament election, 2004 (France)
"France
← "1999 13 June 2004 "2009 →

74 seats to the European Parliament
  First party Second party Third party
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Leader "François Hollande "Jean-Pierre Raffarin "François Bayrou
Party "PS "UMP "UDF
Last election 22 seats 13 seats 9 seats
Seats won 31 17 11
Seat change +9 +5 +2
Popular vote 4,960,756 2,856,368 2,053,446
Percentage 28.9% 16.6% 11.9%
Swing +6.9 +3.82 +2.7

"Elections to the European Parliament were held in France on 13 June 2004. The opposition "Socialist Party made substantial gains, although this was mainly at the expense of minor parties. The governing "Union for a Popular Movement and "Union for French Democracy also made gains.

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Seats[edit]

The elections were conducted in seven regional constituencies in "metropolitan France, plus an eighth consisting of all "overseas departments and "territories. Allocation of seats was by proportional representation, with closed lists and no preferential voting, using the rule of the highest average, with a threshold of 5% of the votes in each.

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French districts for "elections to the European Parliament. Multiple "MEPs are elected by proportional representation from each district. The outre-mer district is not shown.
Constituency Departements Seats
Nord-Ouest "Lower Normandy, "Upper Normandy, "Nord-Pas-de-Calais, "Picardy 12
Ouest "Brittany, "Pays de la Loire, "Poitou-Charentes 10
Est "Alsace, "Burgundy, "Champagne-Ardenne, "Franche-Comté, "Lorraine 10
Sud-Ouest "Aquitaine, "Languedoc-Roussillon, "Midi-Pyrénées 10
Sud-Est "Corsica, "Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, "Rhône-Alpes 13
Massif-Central – Centre "Auvergne, "Centre, "Limousin 6
Île-de-France "Île-de-France 14
Outre-Mer
(not shown)
"French Polynesia, "Guadeloupe, "French Guiana, "Martinique, "Mayotte, "New Caledonia, Réunion, "Saint Pierre and Miquelon, "Wallis and Futuna 3

Results[edit]

e • "d Summary of the 13 June 2004 "European Parliament election results in France
Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats
#  % Change # Change
"Socialist Party (Parti socialiste) 4,960,756 28.90 +6.95 31 +9
"Union for a Popular Movement (Union pour un mouvement populaire) 2,856,368 16.64 +3.82 17 +5
"Union for French Democracy (Union pour la démocratie Française) 2,053,446 11.96 +2.68 11 +2
"National Front (Front national) 1,684,947 9.81 +4.12 7 +2
"The Greens (Les Verts) 1,271,394 7.41 -2.31 6 -3
"Movement for France (Mouvement pour la France) 1,145,839 6.67 3
"French Communist Party (Parti communiste français) – "Alliance for the Overseas (Alliance pour l'Outre-mer) 1,009,976 5.88 -0.9 3 -3
"Workers' Struggle (Lutte ouvrière) – "Revolutionary Communist League (Ligue communiste révolutionnaire) 440,134 2.56 -2.62 0 -5
"Hunting, Fishing, Nature, Traditions (Chasse, pêche, nature, traditions) 297,273 1.73 -5.04 0 -6
"Rally for France (Ralliement pour la France) 291,234 1.70 -11.35 0 -13
Others 1,155,991 6.74 0 ±0
Total 17,167,358 100 78 -9
Valid votes 17,167,358 96.70
Spoilt and null votes 585,245 3.30
Votes cast / turnout 17,752,603 42.76
Abstentions 23,765,992 57.24
Registered voters 41,518,595
Source: France-politique.fr

Members elected[edit]

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Map showing the number of MEPs and their parties by electoral district. One square represents one seat

For a national list in alphabetical order, see "List of members of the European Parliament for France, 2004–09

"Nord-Ouest[edit]

Ouest[edit]

Est[edit]

Sud-Ouest[edit]

Sud-Est[edit]

"Massif-Central – Centre[edit]

"Île-de-France[edit]

Outre-mer[edit]

External links[edit]

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