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European Parliament election, 1999 (Belgium)

 

European Parliament election, 1999 (Belgium)

Belgium European Parliament election, 1999

13 June 1999
25 seats to the European Parliament

Elections to the European Parliament were held in Belgium on June 13, 1999. The Dutch electoral college elected 14 MEPs, the French electoral college elected 10 MEPs and the German-speaking electoral college elected 1 MEP. The European elections were held on the same day as the federal election and the regional elections.

Results

National

 Summary of the results of Belgium's 13 June 1999 election to the European Parliament
• •
National party European party Main candidate E.c.(*) Votes % +/– E.c. % Seats +/–
  Flemish Liberals and Democrats (VLD) Annemie Neyts Dutch-speaking 847,099 13.61 2.24 21.88 3 0
  Christian's People Party (CVP) Miet Smet Dutch-speaking 839,720 13.49 3.49 21.68 3 1
  Liberal Reformist Party (PRL) + Democratic Front of Francophones (FDF) Daniel Ducarme French-speaking 624,445 10.03 0.95 26.99 3 0
  Socialist Party (PS) Philippe Busquin French-speaking 596,567 9.59 1.81 25.78 3 0
  Flemish Block (VB) Frank Vanhecke Dutch-speaking 584,392 9.39 1.61 15.09 2 0
  Socialist Party (SP) Frank Vandenbroucke Dutch-speaking 550,237 8.84 2.08 14.21 2 1
  Confederated Ecologists (ECOLO) Paul Lannoye French-speaking 525,316 8.44 3.57 22.70 3 2
  People's Union–ID21 (VU-ID) Bert Anciaux Dutch-speaking 471,238 7.57 * 7.57 12.17 2 1
  Living Differently (AGALEV) Patsy Sörensen Dutch-speaking 464,042 7.46 0.82 11.98 2 1
  Christian Social Party (PSC) Michel Hansenne French-speaking 307,912 4.95 2.09 13.31 1 1
  Christian Social Party (CSP) Mathieu Grosch German-speaking 13,456 0.22 0.02 36.47 1 0
  Vivant (VIVANT)



Dutch-speaking
French-speaking
122,240
67,107
55,133
1.97
1.08
0.89
new



1.73
2.38
0
0
0
new


  National Front (FN) Daniel Féret French-speaking 94,848 1.52 1.43 4.10 0 1
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 4% of the regional vote and no seats) 0
Valid votes 6,223,142 93.07
Blank and invalid votes 463,078 6.93
Totals 6,686,220 100.00 25 0
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 7,343,464 91.05 0.39
Source: Belgian Ministry of the Interior
(*) : electoral college


Dutch-speaking electoral college

Party/Alliance Votes % +/− Seats +/−
  Flemish Liberals and Democrats (VLD) 847,099 21.88 +3.52 3 0
  Christian's People Party (CVP) 839,720 21.68 −5.75 3 1
  Flemish Bloc (VB) 584,392 15.09 +2.53 2 0
  Socialist Party (SP) 550,237 14.21 −3.42 2 1
  People's Union-ID (VU-ID) 471,238 12.17 +5.08 2 1
  Agalev 464,042 11.98 +1.25 2 1
  Vivant 67,107 1.73 +1.73 0 0
  All others 48,589 1.25 0 0
  • All parties with more than 50,000 votes are listed.

French-speaking electoral college

Party/Alliance Votes % +/− Seats +/−
  PRL-FDF 624,445 26.99% +2.74% 3 0
  PS 596,567 25.78% −4.66% 3 0
  Ecolo 525,316 22.70% +9.68% 3 +2
  PSC 307,912 13.31% −5.50% 1 −1
  FN 94,848 4.10% −3.77% 0 −1
  Vivant 55,133 2.38% +2.38% 0 0
  All Others 109,597 4.74% 0 0
  • All parties with more than 50,000 votes are listed.

German-speaking electoral college

Party/Alliance Votes % +/− Seats +/−
  CSP-EVP 13,456 36.47% +5.18 % 1 0
  PFF 7,234 19.60% −0.46% 0 0
  Ecolo 6,276 17.01% +2.11% 0 0
  SP 4,215 11.42% +1.15% 0 0
  PDB 3,661 9.92% −5.59% 0 0
  Vivant 1,198 3.25% +3.25% 0 0
  All Others 860 2.16% 0 0
  • All parties with more than 1,000 votes are listed.
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