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European Parliament election, 2004 (Greece)

 

European Parliament election, 2004 (Greece)

Greek European Parliament election, 2004

13 June 2004

24 seats to the European Parliament
  Majority party Minority party Third party
 
Leader Kostas Karamanlis George Papandreou Aleka Papariga
Party ND PASOK KKE
Leader since 21 March 1997 8 February 2004 1991
Last election 36.00% 32.91% 8.67%
Seats won 11 8 3
Seat change +2 -1 0
Percentage 43.02% 34.03% 9.48%
Swing +7% +1.1% +.8

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Leader Nikos Konstantopoulos Georgios Karatzaferis
Party Coalition of the Left (SYN) LAOS
Last election 5.16% did not contest
Seats won 1 1
Seat change -1 +1
Percentage 4.19% 4.12%
Swing -1% +4.12%
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The European Parliament election of 2004 in Greece for the election of the delegation from Greece to the European Parliament took place on June 13. The election system used in Greece was a party-list proportional representation with a 3% threshold for any party. The number of seats allocated to Greece was 24.

Results

The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament. The ruling New Democracy party made strong gains, while the opposition Panhellenic Socialist Movement made smaller gains, both at the expense of minor parties. The traditional party, Popular Orthodox Rally contested the election for the first time and elected a Euro Member of Parliament.

 Summary of the results of Greece's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
• •
National party European party Leader(s) Votes % +/– Seats +/–
New Democracy EPP Kostas Karamanlis 2,633,961 43.02 7.01 Increase
11 / 24
2 Increase
Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) PES George Papandreou 2,083,327 34.03 1.12 Increase
8 / 24
1 Decrease
Communist Party (ΚΚΕ) None Aleka Papariga 580,396 9.48 0.81 Increase
3 / 24
0 Steady
Coalition of Left Movements and Ecology (SYN) PEL Nikos Konstantopoulos 254,447 4.16 1.00 Decrease
1 / 24
1 Decrease
Popular Orthodox Rally (LAOS) AIDE Georgios Karatzaferis 252,429 4.12 New
1 / 24
1 Increase
Women for Another Europe Γυναίκες για μια άλλη Ευρώπη Nena Venetsanou 46,565 0.76 -
0 / 24
0 Steady
Democratic Regional Union Mihalis Haralambidis 44,541 0.73 -
0 / 24
0 Steady
Ecologists Greens Mihail Tremopoulos 40,873 0.67 -
0 / 24
0 Steady
Union of Centrists Vassilis Leventis 34,511 0.56 +0
0 / 24
0 Steady
Greek Ecologists Dimosthenis Vergis 32,956 0.54 -
0 / 24
0 Steady
Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Greece Iosif Stavridis 21,220 0.35 +0
0 / 24
0 Steady
Hellenic Front Makis Voridis 15,243 0.25 -
0 / 24
0 Steady
Democratic Socialist Movement Δημοκρατικό Σοσιαλιστικό Κίνημα (ΔΗΣΟΚ) Emmanouil Kriaras 13,627 0.22 -
0 / 24
0 Steady
Radical Left Front Ioannis Aggelis 13,387 0.22 +0
0 / 24
0 Steady
Anti-Capitalist Coalition Stella Alfieri 11,938 0.19 -
0 / 24
0 Steady
Militant Socialist Party of Greece Nikolaos Kargopoulos 11,598 0.19 +0
0 / 24
0 Steady
Patriotic Alliance Dimitrios Zaphiropoulos 10,618 0.17 +0
0 / 24
0 Steady
Rainbow Styliani Papadimitrou 6,176 0.10 +0
0 / 24
0 Steady
Vision Όραμα Dimitrios Katsimpras 5,996 0.10 -
0 / 24
0 Steady
Organization for the Reconstruction of the Communist Party of Greece Ilias Zafeiropoulos 5,090 0.08 +0
0 / 24
0 Steady
European Confederacy Ευρωπαϊκή Συμπολιτεία, Άμεση Δημοκρατία - Αδέσμευτο Κίνημα Υποστήριξης Ριζοσπαστών (AKYPA) Giorgos Kokkas 3,791 0.06 +0
0 / 24
0 Steady
Alternative Ecologists Konstantinos Yfantis 284 0.00 +0
0 / 24
0 Steady
Hristopistia Efstathios Patsantzis 45 0.0 +0
0 / 24
0 Steady
Totals 6,283,637 100.00
24 / 24
1 Decrease
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 9,938,863 63.22
Source:[1]
Popular vote
ND
  
43.02%
PASOK
  
34.03%
KKE
  
9.48%
SYN
  
4.16%
LAOS
  
4.12%
Others
  
5.20%

References

  1. ^ Greek Interior Ministry election data; EU election data.
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