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2019 European Parliament election in Greece

The 2019 European Parliament election in Greece was held on 26 May 2019, electing members of the Greek delegation to the European Parliament as part of the European elections held across the European Union. In Greece, it was held in tandem with the first round of the local and regional government elections, resulting in a major defeat for the governing Syriza party, and forcing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to bring forward the scheduled legislative election for 7 July 2019.

2019 European Parliament election in Greece

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All 21 Greek seats in the European Parliament
Turnout58.71%
  First party Second party Third party
  Kyriakos Mitsotakis (cropped).jpg Alexis Tsipras Fofi Gennimata
Leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis Alexis Tsipras Fofi Gennimata
Party ND SYRIZA KINAL
Alliance EPP Left PES
Leader since 11 January 2016 9 February 2008 14 June 2015
Last election 5 seats, 22.71% 6 seats, 26.58% 2 seats, 8.02% (as ELIA)
Seats won 8 6 2
Seat change Increase3 Steady Steady
Percentage 33.11% 23.78% 7.72%
Swing Increase10.4% Decrease2.8% Decrease0.3%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Dimitris Koutsoumpas Michaloliakos Nikolaos GD b.jpg
Leader Dimitris Koutsoumpas Nikolaos Michaloliakos Kyriakos Velopoulos
Party KKE ΧΑ Greek Solution
Alliance INITIATIVE
Leader since 14 April 2013 1 November 1993 28 March 2016
Last election 2 seats, 6.09% 3 seats, 9.4% New party
Seats won 2 2 1
Seat change Steady Decrease1 Increase1
Percentage 5.33% 4.88% 4.18%
Swing Decrease0.76% Decrease4.52% New Party

2019 European Parliament election in Greece result.svg
Ballots for European elections in Greece 2019

Participating partiesEdit

Opinion pollsEdit

Polling firm/Commissioner Fieldwork date Sample size     KINAL       EL Potami ANEL M25   PE EG Lead
Pulse/Skai[p 1] 18–20 Apr 2019 1,010 25.0 35.5 8.5 8.5 6.5 2.5 2.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.0 - 10.5
Interview/Vergina TV[p 2] 15–17 Apr 2019 1,005 22.7 36.4 7.9 7.2 7.0 2.0 2.3 1.4 1.3 0.6 1.3 1.3 - 13.7
Metron Analysis/Alpha TV[p 3] 15–17 Apr 2019 1,200 25.6 35.0 8.5 5.9 7.5 2.6 2.4 2.1 1.2 2.1 - - 1.9 9.4
Marc/Proto Thema[p 4] 26 Mar–1 Apr 2019 1,200 24.8 39.2 8.9 7.2 6.3 2.0 2.0 1.5 - 2.1 - - 1.3 14.4
MRB/Star[p 5] 1–3 Apr 2019 1,003 25.6 36.5 7.5 7.5 6.7 2.4 1.9 2.1 1.2 1.2 - - 2.3 10.9
Metron Analysis/To Vima[p 6] 18–20 Mar 2019 1,204 23.9 36.1 7.7 7.1 6.4 1.5 - 2.0 1.5 1.5 1.6 - 3.1 12.2
  1. ^ "Νέο γκάλοπ: Δημοσκόπηση ΣΚΑΪ: Διπλό προβάδισμα ΝΔ. Επηρεάζουν σκανδαλολογία, παροχές;". skai.gr (in Greek). 22 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Νέο γκάλοπ: Στο 13,7% η διαφορά ΝΔ – ΣΥΡΙΖΑ στις ευρωεκλογές – Στο 10,5% στις εθνικές". skai.gr (in Greek). 18 Apr 2019.
  3. ^ "Νέο γκάλοπ: Μπροστά με 7,3 μονάδες η ΝΔ στις ευρωεκλογές και 7,8 στις εθνικές". patrisnews.com (in Greek). 18 Apr 2019.
  4. ^ "Δημοσκόπηση για το «Πρώτο Θέμα»: 10,8 μονάδες μπροστά η ΝΔ στις ευρωεκλογές". star.gr (in Greek). 6 Apr 2019.
  5. ^ "Μεγάλη δημοσκόπηση του Star: Με 9% προηγείται η ΝΔ στις ευρωεκλογές". star.gr (in Greek). 4 Apr 2019.
  6. ^ "Δημοσκόπηση Metron Analysis: Γκάλοπ Metron Analysis: Χάνει με διαφορά ο Τσίπρας και το στοίχημα των ευρωεκλογών". tovima.gr (in Greek). 23 March 2019.

ResultsEdit

Nationwide Results[1]
Party EU Party EP Group Vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Elect. +/-
     New Democracy (ND) 1,873,080 33.12 +10.40 8 +3
     Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) 1,343,788 23.76 -2.80 6 ±0
     Movement for Change (KINAL) 436,735 7.72 -0.30 2 ±0
     Communist Party of Greece (KKE) 302,677 5.35 -0.76 2 ±0
     Golden Dawn (XA) 275,822 4.88 -4.51 2 −1
     Greek Solution (EL) 236,361 4.18 New 1 New
     European Realistic Disobedience Front (DiEM25) 169,286 2.99 New 0 New
     Course of Freedom 90,859 1.61 New 0 New
     The River 86,003 1.52 -5.09 0 −2
     Union of Centrists (EK) 82,072 1.45 +0.81 0 ±0
     Greece, the Other Way [el] 70,286 1.24 New 0 New
     Popular Orthodox Rally-Patriotic Radical Union [el] 69,524 1.23 -1.46 0 ±0
Citizens 51,406 0.91 New 0 New
     Ecologist Greens (OP) 49,099 0.87 New 0 New
     Independent Greeks (ANEL) 45,149 0.80 -2.66 0 -1
     Free Homeland [el] 41,188 0.73 New 0 New
     Party of Friendship, Equality and Peace 40,245 0.71 -0.04 0 ±0
     Recreate Greece 39,119 0.69 New 0 New
     New Right 37,512 0.66 New 0 New
     Front of the Greek Anticapitalist Left (ANTARSYA) 36,327 0.64 -0.08 0 ±0
Agricultural Animal Party Greece 31,810 0.56 -0.01 0 ±0
     Popular Unity-Pirate Party of Greece (LAE) 31,671 0.56 New 0 New
Greeks' Assembly 29,489 0.52 New 0 New
     Greens 25,448 0.45 -0.05 0 ±0
Union for the Defense of Labour and the Social State-Strong Greece 22,349 0.40 New 0 New
Youth Party 18,508 0.33 New 0 New
     Democratic Responsibility [el] 18,171 0.32 New 0 New
     New Greek Momentum [el] 12,289 0.22 New 0 New
     Marxist–Leninist Communist Party of Greece (M-L KKE) 12,268 0.22 +0.03 0 ±0
     Greek Ecologists 11,535 0.20 +0.10 0 ±0
     National Front-Patriotic League-Lions' Movement 10,797 0.19 New 0 New
People's European Social Groups 10,318 0.18 New 0 New
     Panhellenic Citizen Chariot 9,934 0.18 New 0 New
Greek Radicals 9,264 0.16 New 0 New
     Rainbow EFA 6,413 0.11 New 0 New
     Liberal Alliance 6,193 0.11 New 0 New
     Organisation of Internationalist Communists of Greece (OKDE) 4,823 0.09 +0.04 0 ±0
People's European Social Groups-Agrarian Party of Greece[el]-Associations for Culture and Developement 3,134 0.06 New 0 New
Kollatos − Independent Political Movement 3,132 0.06 -0.10 0 ±0
Greek Vision 2,038 0.04 New 0 New
Blank and invalid votes
Total 5,656,122 100.00 21 ±0
Registered voters / Turnout 10.074.898 41,24% did not vote

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "European parliament election – May 2019". ekloges.ypes.gr. Retrieved 2019-05-28.