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Estonia (European Parliament constituency)

In European elections, Estonia is a constituency of the European Parliament, currently represented by six MEPs. It covers the member state of Estonia. The elections uses the D'Hondt method with an open list.

Estonia
European Parliament constituency
Map of the European Parliament constituencies with Estonia highlighted in red
Location among the current constituencies
Member stateEstonia
Created2004
MEPs6 (2004)
Sources
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Previous MEPsEdit

2004Edit

The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament. However, as Estonia had only joined the European Union earlier that month, it was the first election European election held in that state. The election took place on June 13.

The biggest winner was the Social Democratic Party. The governing Res Publica Party and People's Union polled poorly. The voter turnout in Estonia was one of the lowest of all member countries at only 26.8%. A similar trend was visible in most of the new member states that joined the EU in 2004.

e • d Summary of the results of Estonia's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
20042009 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party (SDE) PES 85,433 36.79
3 / 6
Centre Party (KESK) ELDR 40,704 17.53
1 / 6
Reform Party (RE) ELDR 28,377 12.22
1 / 6
Pro Patria Union (IL) EPP 24,375 10.50
1 / 6
People's Union (RL) AEN 18,687 8.05
0 / 6
Res Publica Party (ERP) EPP 15,457 6.66
0 / 6
Democratic Party (EDP) 2,849 1.23
0 / 6
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 19,228 8.28
0 / 6
Valid votes 232,241 99.04
Blank and invalid votes 2,244 0.96
Totals 234,485 100.00
6 / 6
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 873,809 26.83

2009Edit

e • d Summary of the results of Estonia's 7 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
← 200420092014 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Centre Party (KESK) ELDR 103,506 26.07 8.57  
2 / 6
1  
Indrek Tarand (TARAND) None Indrek Tarand 102,460 25.81 new
1 / 6
1  
Reform Party (RE) ELDR 60,877 15.33 3.13  
1 / 6
0  
Pro Patria and Res Publica Union (IRL) EPP 48,492 12.22 new
1 / 6
0  
Social Democratic Party (SDE) PES 34,508 8.69 28.11  
1 / 6
2  
Greens (EER) EGP 10,851 2.73
0 / 6
0  
Martin Helme (HELME) None Martin Helme 9,832 2.48
0 / 6
0  
People's Union (RL) AEN 8,860 2.23 5.82  
0 / 6
0  
Dimitri Klenski (KLENSKI) None Dimitri Klenski 7,137 1.80
0 / 6
0  
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote) 10,459 2.63
0 / 6
0  
Valid votes 396,982 99.45
Blank and invalid votes 2,199 0.55
Totals 399,181 100.00
6 / 6
0  
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 909,628 43.88 17.05  

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