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European Parliament election, 1989 (Ireland)

Ireland European Parliament election, 1989

15 June 1989
15 seats to the European Parliament

The 1989 European Parliament election in Ireland was the Irish component of the 1989 European Parliament election. The election was conducted under the single transferable vote.

Results

Elections to the European Parliament in Ireland – 1989
Party Party Leader 1st Pref Vote % ±% Seats ±
Fianna Fáil Charles Haughey 514,537 31.5 −7.7 6 −2
Fine Gael Alan Dukes 353,094 21.6 −10.6 4 −2
Progressive Democrats Desmond O'Malley 194,059 12.0 +12.0 1 +1
Labour Party Dick Spring 155,572 9.5 +1.2 1 +1
Workers' Party Proinsias De Rossa 124,679 7.7 +3.4 1 +1
Independent Fianna Fáil Neil Blaney 52,852 3.2 +0.3 1 +1
Green Party none 61,041 3.7 +3.2 0 ±0
Sinn Féin Gerry Adams 35,923 2.2 −2.7 0 ±0
Independents 140,971 8.6 +0.9 1 ±0
Total 1,632,728 100 15

Voting details

1979–2004 European Parliament Ireland constituencies
Constituency Electorate Turnout Spoilt Valid Poll Quota Seats Candidates
Connacht–Ulster 464,661 322,664 (69.4%) 10,362 (3.2%) 312,302 78,076 3 13
Dublin 711,416 455,539 (64.0%) 7,137 (1.5%) 448,402 89,681 4 11
Leinster 571,694 391,697 (68.5%) 14,106 (3.6%) 377,591 94,398 3 15
Munster 703,913 505,219 (71.7%) 10,786 (2.2%) 494,433 82,406 5 15
Total 2,451,684 1,675,119 (68.3%) 42,391 (2.6%) 1,632,728 15 44

See also

External links

  • ElectionsIreland.org – 1989 European Parliament (Ireland) election results
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