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1984 European Parliament election in the Netherlands

The European Parliament election of 1984 in the Netherlands was the election of MEP representing Netherlands constituency for the 1984–1989 term of the European Parliament. It was part of the wider 1984 European election. It was held on 14 June 1984. Nine parties competed in a D'Hondt type election for 25 seats.

1984 European Parliament election in the Netherlands

← 1979 14 June 1984 1989 →

25 seats to the European Parliament
Turnout50.88%
  First party Second party Third party
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Leader Piet Dankert Bouke Beumer Hans Nord
Party PvdA CDA VVD
Alliance SOC EPP LD
Seats won
9 / 25
8 / 25
5 / 25
Seat change 0 Steady 2 Decrease 1 Increase
Popular vote 1,785,165 1,590,218 1,002,685
Percentage 33.70% 30.02% 18.93%
Swing 3.31% Increase 5.58% Decrease 2.79% Increase

  Fourth party Fifth party
  Tweede Kamer debat over buitenlandse werknemers Van de Lek (PSP), Bestanddeelnr 927-5180.jpg Noimage.png
Leader Bram van der Lek Leen van der Waal
Party GPA SGP/RPF/GPV
Alliance RBW NI
Seats won
2 / 25
1 / 25
Seat change 2 Increase 1 Increase
Popular vote 296,488 275,786
Percentage 5.60% 5.21%
Swing 0.54% Increase 1.88% Increase
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BackgroundEdit

Combined listsEdit

Several parties combined in one list to take part in this European Election and increase their chance on a seat in the European Parliament. These combined lists are:

  1. Green Progressive Accord of CPN, PSP, PPR and Green Party of the Netherlands
  2. SGP, RPF and GPV

Electoral alliancesEdit

Two lists formed an electoral alliance:

  1. PvdA/European Social-Democrats and Green Progressive Accord

Voting rightEdit

These people got right to vote in this second election for the European Parliament in 1984 in the Netherlands:[1]

  • Everyone who was allowed to vote in the Dutch parliament elections;
  • Dutch who are resident in other Member States and did not already have voting rights for the Dutch Parliament elections;
  • Subjects of one of the other Member States which have residence in the Netherlands. Provided that the state of which they are from granted the same.

Numbering of the candidates listEdit

The official order and names of candidate lists:

e • d Candidate lists for the European Parliament election in the Netherlands
← 1979 1984 1989 →
Lists
List English translation List name (Dutch)
1 list CDA European People's Party CDA Europese Volkspartij
2 list Labour Party/European Socialists Partij van de Arbeid/Europese Socialisten
3 list VVD - European Liberal-Democrats VVD - Europese Liberaal-Democraten
4 list D'66
5 list SGP, RPF and GPV SGP, RPF en GPV
6 list C.P.N. Green Party Netherlands P.P.R. P.S.P. C.P.N. Groene Partij Nederland P.P.R. P.S.P.
7 list European Greens Europese Groenen
8 list Centre Party Centrumpartij
9 list God with Us God met Ons

ResultsEdit

Dutch political partiesEdit

In these elections both the leftwing CPN, PSP, PPR and Green Party of the Netherlands parties and the orthodox Protestant SGP, GPV, RPF parties have formed a successful common lists, which win two respectively one seat. the progressive liberal D'66 loses its two seats and disappears from the parliament. 50.88% of the Dutch population turned out on election day.

e • d Summary of the June 14 1984 European Parliament election results in the Netherlands
← 1979 1984 1989 →
Lists Votes % Change Seats Change
List English translation List name (Dutch) EU Party EP Group
list Labour Party/European Socialists Partij van de Arbeid/Europese Socialisten SOC 1,785,165 33.70 3.31  
9 / 25
0  
list CDA European People's Party CDA Europese Volkspartij EPP 1,590,218 30.02 5.58  
8 / 25
2  
list VVD - European Liberal-Democrats VVD - Europese Liberaal-Democraten LD 1,002,685 18.93 2.79  
5 / 25
1  
list C.P.N. Green Party Netherlands P.P.R. P.S.P. C.P.N. Groene Partij Nederland P.P.R. P.S.P. EGC RBW 296,488 5.60 * 0.54  
2 / 25
2  
list SGP, RPF and GPV SGP, RPF en GPV none NI 275,786 5.21 * 1.88  
1 / 25
1  
list Centre Party Centrumpartij none 134,877 2.55 new
0 / 25
0  
list D'66 none 120,826 2.28 6.75  
0 / 25
2  
list European Greens Europese Groenen none 67,413 1.27 new
0 / 25
0  
list God with Us God met Ons none 23,291 0.44 new
0 / 25
0  
Valid votes 5,296,749 99.29 0.12  
Blank and invalid votes 37,833 0.71 0.12  
Totals 5,334,582 100.00 25 0  
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 10,485,014 50.88 7.24  
Source: [2]

European groupsEdit

e • d Summary of the 14 June 1984 European Parliament elections in the Netherlands
← 1979 1984 1989 →
European group Seats 1979 Seats 1984 Change
Confederation of Socialist Parties SOC 9 9 0  
European People's Party EPP 10 8 2  
European Liberal Democrats LD 4 5 1  
Rainbow Group RBW 0 2 2  
Non-Inscrits NI 2 1 1  
25 25 0  

Elected membersEdit

Labour Party

  1. Hedy d'Ancona
  2. Bob Cohen
  3. Piet Dankert (top candidate)
  4. Ien van den Heuvel-de Blank
  5. Alman Metten
  6. Hemmo Muntingh
  7. Ben Visser
  8. Phili Viehoff
  9. Eisso Woltjer

Christian Democratic Appeal

  1. Bouke Beumer (top candidate)
  2. Elise Boot
  3. Yvonne van Rooy
  4. Pam Cornelissen
  5. Hanja Maij-Weggen
  6. Jean Penders
  7. Teun Tolman
  8. Wim Vergeer

People's Party for Freedom and Democracy

  1. Hans Nord (top candidate)
  2. Jessica Larive
  3. Hendrik Jan Louwes
  4. Gijs de Vries
  5. Florus Wijsenbeek

Green Progressive Accord: CPN, PSP, PPR and Green Party of the Netherlands

  1. Bram van der Lek (PSP) (top candidate)
  2. Herman Verbeek (PPR)

SGP, RPF and GPV

  1. Leen van der Waal (SGP) (top candidate)

MEPs period 1984–1989Edit

Below is a complete list of members of the European Parliament for the period 1984–1989 as a result of this election.

e • d MEPs for the Netherlands elected to the 2nd European Parliament session
← 1979-1984 1984-1989 1989-1994 →
Name Sex National party EP Group Period Preference vote
Hedy d'Ancona Female      Labour Party      SOC 24 July 1984 – 7 November 1989 [3]
Bouke Beumer Male      Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP 17 July 1979 – 19 July 1994 [4]
Elise Boot Male      Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1989 [5]
Bob Cohen Male      Labour Party      SOC 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1989 [6]
Pam Cornelissen Male      Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP 24 July 1984 – 20 July 1999 [7]
Piet Dankert Male      Labour Party      SOC 17 July 1979 – 7 November 1989 [8]
Nel van Dijk Female      Communist Party of the Netherlands      RBW January 1987 – 1 September 1998 [9]
Ien van den Heuvel-de Blank Female      Labour Party      SOC 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1989 [10]
Jim Janssen van Raaij Male      Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1984
October 1986 – 20 July 1999 [11]
Jessica Larive Female      People's Party for Freedom and Democracy      LD 24 July 1984 – 20 July 1999 [12]
Bram van der Lek Male      Pacifist Socialist Party      RBW 24 July 1984 – 24 July 1989 [13]
Hendrik Jan Louwes Male      People's Party for Freedom and Democracy      LD 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1989 [14]
Hanja Maij-Weggen Female      Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP 17 July 1979 – 6 November 1989 [15]
Alman Metten Male      Labour Party      SOC 24 July 1984 – 20 July 1999 [16]
Hemmo Muntingh Male      Labour Party      SOC 17 July 1979 – 19 July 1994 [17]
Hans Nord Male      People's Party for Freedom and Democracy      LD 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1989 [18]
Jean Penders Male      Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP 17 July 1979 – 19 July 1994 [19]
Yvonne van Rooy Female      Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP 24 July 1984 – 28 October 1986 [20]
Teun Tolman Male      Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1989 [21]
Herman Verbeek Male      Political Party of Radicals      RBW 24 July 1984 – December 1986 [22]
Wim Vergeer Male      Christian Democratic Appeal      EPP 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1989 [23]
Phili Viehoff Female      Labour Party      SOC December 1979 – 24 July 1989 [24]
Ben Visser Male      Labour Party      SOC 24 July 1984 – 19 July 1994 [25]
Gijs de Vries Male      People's Party for Freedom and Democracy      LD 24 July 1984 – 2 Augustus 1998 [26]
Leen van der Waal Male      Political Reformed Party      NI 24 July 1984 – 2 September 1997 [27]
Florus Wijsenbeek Male      People's Party for Freedom and Democracy      LD 24 July 1984 – 20 July 1999 [28]
Eisso Woltjer Male      Labour Party      SOC 17 July 1979 – 19 July 1994 [29]
Source: [30]


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Core data Dutch EP elections 2009 Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine in .pdf and Dutch
  2. ^ "Kiesraad: Europees Parlement 14 juni 1984" (in Dutch). Kiesraad. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Parlement.com: Drs. H. (Hedy) d' Ancona" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Parlement.com: Drs. B. (Bouke) Beumer" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Parlement.com: Mr. E.C.A.M. (Elise) Boot" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Parlement.com: Dr. R. (Bob) Cohen" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Parlement.com: Ir. P.A.M. (Pam) Cornelissen" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Parlement.com: P. (Piet) Dankert" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Parlement.com: P.B.M. (Nel) van Dijk" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  10. ^ "Parlement.com: C. (Ien) van den Heuvel-de Blank" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  11. ^ "Parlement.com: Mr. J.L. (Jim) Janssen van Raaij" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  12. ^ "Parlement.com: Mr. J.E.S. (Jessica) Larive" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  13. ^ "Parlement.com: Dr. B. (Bram) van der Lek" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  14. ^ "Parlement.com: Ir. H.J. (Hendrik Jan) Louwes" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  15. ^ "Parlement.com: J.R.H. (Hanja) Maij-Weggen" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  16. ^ "Parlement.com: Drs. A. (Alman) Metten" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  17. ^ "Parlement.com: Drs. H.J. (Hemmo) Muntingh" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  18. ^ "Parlement.com: Dr. H.R. (Hans) Nord" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  19. ^ "Parlement.com: Drs. J.J.M. (Jean) Penders" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  20. ^ "Parlement.com: Mr. Y.C.M.Th. (Yvonne) van Rooy" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  21. ^ "Parlement.com: T. (Teun) Tolman" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  22. ^ "Parlement.com: H.A. (Herman) Verbeek" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  23. ^ "Parlement.com: W.J. (Wim) Vergeer" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  24. ^ "Parlement.com: Ph.J. (Phili) Viehoff" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  25. ^ "Parlement.com: B. (Ben) Visser" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  26. ^ "Parlement.com: Drs. G.M. (Gijs) de Vries" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  27. ^ "Parlement.com: Ir. L. (Leen) van der Waal" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  28. ^ "Parlement.com: Drs. F.A. (Florus) Wijsenbeek" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  29. ^ "Parlement.com: Ir. E.P. (Eisso) Woltjer" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  30. ^ "Parlement.com: Nederlandse leden Europees Parlement" (in Dutch). Retrieved 19 June 2019.