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European Parliament election in Belgium, 2014
"Belgium
← "2009 25 May 2014 2019 →

All 21 Belgian seats to the "European Parliament
Turnout 89.64%[1]
  First party Second party Third party
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Leader "Johan Van Overtveldt "Guy Verhofstadt "Marie Arena
Party "N-VA "Open Vld "PS
Alliance "EFA "ALDE "PES
Last election 1 seat, 6.13% 3 seats, 12.25% 3 seats, 10.88%
Seats won 4 3 3
Seat change Increase 3 Steady Steady
Popular vote 1,123,363 859,254 714,784
Percentage 16.79% 12.84% 10.68%
Swing Increase 10.66 Increase 0.09 Decrease 0.2

  Fourth party Fifth party
  ""Louis Michel.jpg ""MarianeThyssen.jpg
Leader "Louis Michel "Marianne Thyssen
Party "MR "CD&V
Alliance "ALDE "EPP
Last election 2 seats, 9.74% 3 seats, 14.43%
Seats won 3 2
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 1
Popular vote 661,408 840,814
Percentage 9.88% 12.56%
Swing Increase 0.14 Decrease 1.86

The "European Parliament election of 2014 in Belgium is an election held on 25 May 2014 in the three Belgian constituencies: the "Dutch-speaking electoral college, the "French-speaking electoral college and the "German-speaking electoral college. This election was held on the same day alongside the "Belgian federal election and the "Belgian regional elections.

21 Belgium MEPs were elected: 12 of them are Dutch-speaking, 8 of them are French-speaking and 1 of them is German-speaking. In the "arrondissement of Brussels-Capital and six "municipalities with language facilities, voters can choose whether to vote for the Dutch-speaking or for the French-speaking electoral college.

Contents

Results[edit]

e • "d Summary of the results of Belgium's 25 May 2014 election to the "European Parliament
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Party European party Main candidate Electoral college Votes  % +/– E.c. % Seats +/–
"New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) "EFA "Johan Van Overtveldt Dutch-speaking 1,123,027 16.85 10.73 Increase 26.67
4 / 21
3 Increase
"Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats (OPEN VLD) "ELDR "Guy Verhofstadt Dutch-speaking 858,872 12.89 0.14 Increase 20.40
3 / 21
0 Steady
"Christian Democratic & Flemish (CD&V) "EPP "Marianne Thyssen Dutch-speaking 840,594 12.61 1.81 Decrease 23.26
2 / 21
1 Decrease
"Socialist Party (PS) "PES "Marie Arena French-speaking 713,375 10.70 0.18 Decrease 29.28
3 / 21
0 Steady
"Reformist Movement (MR) "ELDR "Louis Michel French-speaking 660,118 9.90 0.16 Increase 27.10
3 / 21
1 Increase
"Socialist Party Different (SP.A) "PES "Kathleen Van Brempt Dutch-speaking 555,008 8.33 0.12 Increase 13.18
1 / 21
1 Decrease
"Green (GROEN) "EGP "Bart Staes Dutch-speaking 447,449 6.69 1.79 Increase 10.62
1 / 21
0 Steady
"Flemish Interest (VB) None "Gerolf Annemans Dutch-speaking 284,891 4.26 5.59 Decrease 6.76
1 / 21
1 Decrease
"Ecolo (ECOLO) "EGP "Philippe Lamberts French-speaking 284,656 4.27 4.28 Decrease 11.69
1 / 21
1 Decrease
"Humanist Democratic Centre (CDH) "EPP "Claude Rolin French-speaking 276,879 4.15 0.83 Decrease 11.37
1 / 21
0 Steady
"Christian Social Party (CSP) "EPP "Pascal Arimont German-speaking 11,739 0.18 0.01 Decrease 30.36
1 / 21
0 Steady
"Workers' Party (PTB–GO!/PVDA+)


None



Tim Joye
Aurélie Decoene

Dutch-speaking
French-speaking
234,718
101,246
133,472
3.51
1.51
2.00
2.46 Increase
0.90 Increase
1.56 Increase
N/A
2.40
5.48
0 / 21


0 Steady
0 Steady
0 Steady
"People's Party (PP) None Luc Trullemans French-speaking 145,538 2.18 new 5.97
0 / 21
0 Steady
"Francophone Democratic Federalists (FDF) None Cristina Coteanu French-speaking 82,631 1.24 new 3.39
0 / 21
0 Steady
"Belgians, Rise up! (DLB) None Abdesselam Laghmich French-speaking 72,639 1.09 new 2.98
0 / 21
0 Steady
Others (parties and candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats)
0 / 21
0 Steady
Valid votes Dutch-speaking
12 / 12
1 Decrease
French-speaking
8 / 8
0 Steady
German-speaking
1 / 1
0 Steady
Totals (93.69)
Blank and invalid votes (6.31)
Totals ' 100.00
21 / 21
1 Decrease
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout Dutch-speaking
French-speaking
German-speaking
Totals (90.39)
Source:


Opinion polling[edit]

Date Polling Firm "CD&V "VLD "PS "VB "MR "Ecolo "sp.a "N-VA "cdH "Groen "PVDA/PTB "CSP "PP "FDF Others
23 April 2014 PollWatch2014 10.7 11.5 10.2 6.4 8.4 3.9 8.6 20.7 3.7 4.9 3.0 0.2 1.4 6.4
16 April 2014 PollWatch2014 9.7 7.4 10.0 7.9 8.4 5.1 7.4 16.6 5.2 5.4 4.9 0.2 3.3 2.3 11.1
7 June 2009 Election results 14.4 12.7 10.9 9.8 9.7 8.6 8.2 6.1 5.0 4.9 1.0 0.2 N/A N/A 11.9

Opinion polling for the Dutch electoral college[edit]

Date Polling Firm "CD&V "VLD "VB "sp.a "N-VA "Groen "PVDA Others Lead
16 May "De Standaard 24.3 19.3 7.7 15.8 20.0 11.4 1.4 0.1 4.3
25 Apr "De Standaard 19.0 16.7 7.9 13.9 27.3 10.9 1.7 2.6 8.3
7 June 2009 European Elections 2009 23.3 20.6 15.9 13.2 9.9 7.9 1.0 8.3 2.7

Candidates[edit]

Main candidates[edit]

Dutch electoral college
Party Name
  "Christian Democratic and Flemish (CD&V) "Marianne Thyssen
  "Green (Groen) "Bart Staes
  "New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) "Johan Van Overtveldt
  "Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats (Open Vld) "Guy Verhofstadt
  "Socialist Party–Differently (sp.a) "Kathleen Van Brempt
  "Flemish Interest (Vlaams Belang) "Gerolf Annemans
French electoral college
Party Name
  "Humanist Democratic Centre (cdH) "Claude Rolin
  "Confederated Ecologists (Ecolo) "Philippe Lamberts
  "Reformist Movement (MR) "Louis Michel
  "Socialist Party (PS) "Marie Arena
German electoral college
Party Name
  "Christian Social Party (CSP) "Pascal Arimont

References[edit]

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