France (European Parliament constituency)

For elections in the European Union, France is a European Parliament constituency. The boundaries of this constituency are the same as the member state of France. Its MEPs can be found in Category:MEPs for France (constituency).

France
European Parliament constituency
Map of the 2019 European Parliament constituencies with France highlighted in red
Location among the 2019 constituencies
Member stateFrance
Created1979
Dissolved2004
MEPs87 (1999)
Recreated
Created2019
MEPs79
Sources
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The national constituency of France was replaced by subdivided constituencies in 2004. The national constituency was reconstituted for the 2019 elections.[1]

ResultsEdit

1979Edit

e • d Summary of the results of France's 1979 election to the European Parliament
19791984 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Union for French Democracy (UDF) LDR Simone Veil 5,588,851 27.61 25
Socialist Party (PS) + Movement of Left Radicals (MRG) SOC François Mitterrand 4,763,026 23.53 22
Communist Party (PCF) COM Georges Marchais 4,153,710 20.52 19
Rally for the Republic (RPR) EPD Jacques Chirac 3,301,980 16.31 15
Movement of Political Ecology (MEP) TGI Solange Fernex 888,134 4.39 0
Others 7.68 0
Valid votes 20,242,347 94.78
Blank and invalid votes 1,114,613 5.22
Totals 21,356,960 100.00 81
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 35,180,531 60.71
Source: France-politique.fr

1984Edit

e • d Summary of the results of France's 1984 election to the European Parliament
← 197919841989 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/− Seats +/−
Union for French Democracy (UDF) + Rally for the Republic (RPR) Simone Veil 8,683,596 43.03 41
Socialist Party (PS) Lionel Jospin 4,188,875 20.76 20
Communist Party (PCF) Georges Marchais 2,261,312 11.21 10
National Front (FN) Jean-Marie Le Pen 2,210,334 10.95 10
The Greens (VERTS) Didier Anger 680,080 3.37 0
UCR + Ecologists + MRG François Doubin
Brice Lalonde
Olivier Stirn
670,474 3.32 0
Workers' Struggle (LO) Arlette Laguiller 417,702 2.07 0
Union for French Democracy dissidents (UDF diss.) Francine Gomez 382,404 1.89 0
Others 0
Valid votes 20,180,934 96.47
Blank and invalid votes 737,838 3.53
Totals 20,918,772 100 81 0  
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 36,880,688 56.72
Source: France-politique.fr

1989Edit

e • d Summary of the results of France's 15 June 1989 election to the European Parliament
← 198419891994 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Union for French Democracy (UDF) + Rally for the Republic (RPR) Valéry Giscard d'Estaing 5,242,038 28.88 26 15  
Socialist Party (PS) Laurent Fabius 4,286,354 23.61 22 2  
National Front (FN) Jean-Marie Le Pen 2,129,668 11.73 10 0  
The Greens (VERTS) Antoine Waechter 1,922,945 10.59 9 9  
Union for French Democracy dissidents (UDFD) Simone Veil 1,529,346 8.43 7 7  
Communist Party (PCF) Philippe Herzog 1,401,171 7.72 7 3  
Hunting, Fishing, Nature, Traditions (CPNT) André Goustat 749,741 4.13 0 0  
Workers' Struggle (LO) Arlette Laguiller 258,663 1.43 0 0  
Ecologists (LAPAE) Arlette Alessandri 188,573 1.04 0 0  
Others (parties and candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 0
Valid votes 18,151,416 97.11
Blank and invalid votes 539,276 2.89
Totals 18,690,692 100.00 81
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 38,297,496 48.80
Source: France-politique.fr

1994Edit

e • d Summary of the results of France's 12 June 1994 election to the European Parliament
← 198919941999 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Union for French Democracy (UDF) + Rally for the Republic (RPR) Dominique Baudis 4,985,574 25.58 28 2  
Socialist Party (PS) Michel Rocard 2,824,173 14.49 15 7  
Union for French Democracy dissidents (UDF diss.) Philippe de Villiers 2,404,105 12.34 13 6  
Movement of Radicals of the Left (MRG) Bernard Tapie 2,344,457 12.03 13 13  
National Front (FN) Jean-Marie Le Pen 2,050,086 10.52 11 1  
Communist Party (PCF) Francis Wurtz 1,342,222 6.89 7 0  
Hunting, Fishing, Nature, Traditions (CPNT) André Goustat 771,061 3.96 0 0  
The Greens (VERTS) Marie Anne Isler-Béguin 574,806 2.95 0 9  
Citizens' Movement (MDC) & other left-wing parties Jean-Pierre Chevènement 494.986 2.54 0
Workers' Struggle (LO) Arlette Laguiller 442,723 2.27 0
Ecology Generation (GE) Brice Lalonde 392,291 2.01 0
Europe Begins in Sarajevo Léon Schwartzenberg 305,633 1.57 0
Others (parties and candidates that won less than 1% of the national vote and no seats) 0
Valid votes 19,487,470 94.67
Blank and invalid votes 1,097,510 5.33
Totals 20,584,980 100.00 87 6  
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 39,019,797 52.76 3.96  

1999Edit

e • d Summary of the 13 June 1999 European Parliament election results in France
Parties and coalitions Top Candidate EP Group Votes % Seats
Socialist Party (Parti socialiste) François Hollande PES 3,873,901 21.95 22
Rally for France (Rassemblement pour la France)
Movement for France (Mouvement pour la France)
Charles Pasqua
Philippe de Villiers
UEN 2,304,285 13.05 13
Rally for the Republic (Rassemblement pour la République)
Liberal Democracy (Démocratie libérale)
Nicolas Sarkozy
Alain Madelin
EPP-ED 2,263,476 12.82 12
The Greens (Les Verts) Daniel Cohn-Bendit G-EFA 1,715,450 9.72 9
Union for French Democracy (Union pour la démocratie Française) François Bayrou EPP-ED 1,638,680 9.28 9
French Communist Party (Parti communiste français) Robert Hue GUE-NGL 1,196,310 6.78 6
Hunting, Fishing, Nature, Traditions (Chasse, pêche, nature, traditions) Jean Saint-Josse EDD 1,195,727 6.77 6
National Front (Front national) Jean-Marie Le Pen TGI 1,005,225 5.69 5
Workers' Struggle (Lutte ouvrière) - Revolutionary Communist League (Ligue communiste révolutionnaire) Arlette Laguiller GUE-NGL 914,680 5.18 5
National Republican Movement (Mouvement national républicain) Bruno Mégret None 578,774 3.28 0
Others 966,176 5.48 0
Total 17,652,684 100.00 87
Abstention: 53.00% (1st round)

2019Edit

Party/alliance List Lead candidate Votes Seats (79/74) Group
# % +/– # +/– # +/–
RN Prenez le pouvoir, liste soutenue par Marine Le Pen Jordan Bardella 5,286,939 23.34 –1.52 23 –1 22 –2 ID
LREMMoDem Renaissance soutenue par La République en Marche, le MoDem et ses partenaires Nathalie Loiseau 5,079,015 22.42 New 23 +19 21 +17 RE
EELV Europe Écologie Yannick Jadot 3,055,023 13.48 +3.08 13 +7 12 +6 Greens/EFA
LRLC Union de la droite et du centre François-Xavier Bellamy 1,920,407 8.48 –12.33 8 –12 8 –12 EPP
FI La France Insoumise Manon Aubry 1,428,548 6.31 New 6 +5 6 +5 GUE/NGL
PSPPND Envie d'Europe écologique et sociale Raphaël Glucksmann 1,403,170 6.19 –10.69 6 –7 5 –8 S&D
DLFCNIP Le courage de défendre les Français avec Nicolas Dupont-Aignan. Debout la France ! – CNIP Nicolas Dupont-Aignan 795,508 3.51 –0.31 0 0
G.s Liste citoyenne du Printemps Européen avec Benoît Hamon soutenue par Génération.s et DémE-DiEM 25 Benoît Hamon 741,772 3.27 New 0 0
UDI Les Européens Jean-Christophe Lagarde 566,057 2.50 New 0 –3 0 –3
PCF Pour l'Europe des gens, contre l'Europe de l'argent Ian Brossat 564,949 2.49 New 0 –3 0 –3
PA Parti animaliste Hélène Thouy 490,074 2.16 New 0 0
GEMEIMdP Urgence écologie Dominique Bourg 412,136 1.82 New 0 0
UPR Ensemble pour le Frexit François Asselineau 265,469 1.17 +0.77 0 0
LO Lutte Ouvrière – Contre le grand capital, le camp des travailleurs Nathalie Arthaud 176,339 0.78 –0.40 0 0
LP Ensemble, Patriotes et Gilets jaunes : pour la France sortons de l'Union européenne ! Florian Philippot 147,140 0.65 New 0 0
AJ Alliance jaune, la révolte par le vote Francis Lalanne 121,209 0.54 New 0 0
CNDI Les oubliés de l'Europe – Artisans, commerçants, professions libérales et indépendants – ACPLI – Olivier Bidou 51,240 0.23 New 0 0
PP Parti pirate Florie Marie 30,105 0.13 –0.07 0 0
UDMF Une Europe au service des peuples Nagib Azergui 28,469 0.13 New 0 0
EDE Espéranto – langue commune équitable pour l'Europe Pierre Dieumegard 18,587 0.08 –0.09 0 0
PFE Parti fédéraliste européen – pour une Europe qui protège ses citoyens Yves Gernigon 12,146 0.05 –0.04 0 0
AdOC Décroissance 2019 Thérèse Delfel 10,352 0.05 +0.02 0 0
AE Allons enfants Sophie Caillaud 8,062 0.04 New 0 0
AVE À voix égales Nathalie Tomasini 7,825 0.03 New 0 0
PACE PACE – Parti des citoyens européens Audric Alexandre 6,663 0.03 New 0 0
RIC Mouvement pour l'initiative citoyenne Gilles Helgen 5,882 0.03 New 0 0
UDLEF Union démocratique pour la liberté, égalité, fraternité (UDLEF) Christian Luc Person 4,912 0.02 New 0 0
DF Liste de la Reconquête Vincent Vauclin 4,569 0.02 New 0 0
AR Une France royale au cœur de l'Europe Robert de Prévoisin 3,150 0.01 –0.00 0 0
LREEM Démocratie représentative Hadama Traoré 3,084 0.01 New 0 0
EC Évolution citoyenne Christophe Chalençon 2,061 0.01 New 0 0
SIELPI La ligne claire Renaud Camus 1,578 0.01 –0.00 0 0
PRC Parti révolutionnaire communistes Antonio Sanchez 1,413 0.01 –0.02 0 0
N&A Neutre et actif Cathy Denise Ginette Corbet 1,321 0.01 New 0 0
Total 22,655,174 100.00 79 +5 74
Valid votes 22,655,174 95.47 –0.52
Blank votes 555,033 2.34 –0.43
Null votes 520,533 2.19 +0.95
Turnout 23,730,740 50.12 +7.69
Abstentions 23,614,588 49.88 –7.69
Registered voters 47,345,328
Source: Journal officiel de la République française

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