Sweden (European Parliament constituency)

For elections in the European Union, Sweden is a European Parliament constituency covering the entire nation of Sweden. It is currently represented by twenty MEPs.

Sweden
European Parliament constituency
Map of the European Parliament constituencies with Sweden highlighted in red
Location among the current constituencies
Member stateSweden
Created1995
MEPs22 (1995–2004)
19 (2004–2009)
18 (2009–2011)
20 (2011–present)
Sources
[1][2]

Current MEPsEdit

As of April 2015

Name National party EP group
Marita Ulvskog Social Democrats S&D
Jytte Guteland Social Democrats S&D
Olle Ludvigsson Social Democrats S&D
Jens Nilsson Social Democrats S&D
Anna Hedh Social Democrats S&D

1995Edit

 
The map shows which European party group received the most votes in each municipality in 1995.

Austria, Finland and Sweden acceded to the Union on 1 January 1995. 59 delegates (21 from Austria, 16 from Finland, 22 from Sweden) were appointed to the Parliament on accession, bringing the total up to 626. Elections to elect the 22 MEPs for Sweden were held on 17 September 1995.[1][2]


e • d Summary of the results of Sweden's 17 September 1995 election to the European Parliament
19951999 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
  Social Democratic Party (S) 752,817 28.06 7
  Moderate Party (M) 621,568 23.17 5
  Green Party (MP) 462,092 17.22 4
  Left Party (V) 346,764 12.92 3
  Centre Party (C) 192,077 7.16 2
  Liberal People's Party (FP) 129,376 4.82 1
  Christian Democrats (KD) 105,173 3.92 0
Sarajevo List (SL) 26,875 1.00 0
Others (parties that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 46,409 0
Valid votes 2,683,151 98.38
Blank and invalid votes 44,166 1.62
Totals 2,727,317 100.00 22
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 6,551,781 41.63
Source:[3]


1999Edit

 
The map shows which European party group received the most votes in each municipality in 1999.

The 1999 European election was the fifth election to the European Parliament.

e • d Summary of the results of Sweden's 13 June 1999 election to the European Parliament
← 199519992004 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
  Social Democratic Party (S) Pierre Schori 657,497 25.99 2.07  
6 / 22
1  
  Moderate Party (M) Staffan Burenstam Linder 524,755 20.75 2.42  
5 / 22
0  
  Left Party (V) Jonas Sjöstedt 400,073 15.82 2.90  
3 / 22
0  
  Liberal People's Party (FP) Marit Paulsen 350,339 13.85 9.03  
3 / 22
2  
  Green Party (MP) Per Gahrton 239,946 9.49 7.73  
2 / 22
2  
  Christian Democrats (KD) Anders Wijkman 193,354 7.64 3.72  
2 / 22
2  
  Centre Party (C) Karl Olsson 151,442 5.99 1.17  
1 / 22
1  
Others (parties that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 12,031 0.5
0 / 22
Valid votes 2,529,437 97.72
Blank and invalid votes 59,077 2.28
Totals 2,588,514 100.00
22 / 22
0  
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 6,664,205 38.84 2.79  

2004Edit

 
The map shows which European party group received the most votes in each municipality in 2004.

The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament and the third for Sweden.

e • d Summary of the results of Sweden's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
← 199920042009 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
  Social Democratic Party (S) PES Inger Segelström 616,963 24.56 1.43  
5 / 19
1  
  Moderate Party (M) EPP Gunnar Hökmark 458,398 18.25 2.50  
4 / 19
1  
  June List (JL) EUD Nils Lundgren 363,472 14.47 new
3 / 19
3  
  Left Party (V) NGLA Jonas Sjöstedt 321,344 12.79 3.03  
2 / 19
1  
  Liberal People's Party (FP) ELDR Cecilia Malmström 247,750 9.86 3.99  
2 / 19
1  
  Centre Party (C) ELDR Lena Ek 157,258 6.26 0.27  
1 / 19
0  
  Green Party (MP) EGP Carl Schlyter 149,603 5.96 3.53  
1 / 19
1  
  Christian Democrats (KD) EPP Anders Wijkman 142,704 5.68 1.96  
1 / 19
1  
  Sweden Democrats (SD) None Sten Andersson 28,303 1.13 0.8  
0 / 19
0  
Others (parties that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats)
0 / 19
0  
Valid votes 2,512,069
Blank and invalid votes 72,395
Totals 2,584,464 100.00
19 / 19
3  
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 6,827,870 37.85 0.99  
Source: Official results

2009Edit

e • d Summary of the results of Sweden's 7 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
← 200420092014 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/– Seats (post-Lisbon) +/–
Social Democratic (S) PES Marita Ulvskog 773,513 24.41 0.15  
5 / 18
0  
6 / 20
1  
Moderate (M) EPP Gunnar Hökmark 596,710 18.83 0.58  
4 / 18
0  
4 / 20
0  
Liberal People's (FP) ELDR Marit Paulsen 430,385 13.58 3.72  
3 / 18
1  
3 / 20
0  
Green (MP) EGP Carl Schlyter 349,114 11.02 5.06  
2 / 18
1  
2 / 20
0  
Pirate (PP) None Christian Engström 225,915 7.13 new
1 / 18
1  
2 / 20
1  
Left (V) NGLA Eva-Britt Svensson 179,182 5.66 7.14  
1 / 18
1  
1 / 20
0  
Centre (C) ELDR Lena Ek 173,414 5.47 0.79  
1 / 18
0  
1 / 20
0  
Christian Democrats (KD) EPP Ella Bohlin 148,141 4.68 1.01  
1 / 18
0  
1 / 20
0  
June List (JL) EUD Sören Wibe 112,355 3.55 10.92  
0 / 18
3  
0 / 20
0  
Sweden Democrats (SD) None Sven-Olof Sällström 103,584 3.27 2.14  
0 / 18
0  
0 / 20
0  
Feminist Initiative None Gudrun Schyman 70,434 2.22 new
0 / 18
0  
0 / 20
0  
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 5,799 0.18
0 / 18
0  
0 / 20
0  
Valid votes 3,168,546 98.17
Blank and invalid votes 59,015 1.83
Totals 3,227,561 100.00
18 / 18
1  
20 / 20
2  
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 7,088,303 45.53 7.68  
Source: Val.se

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Val-och-valdeltagande Archived 20 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine on the EU Upplysningen website from the Swedish Parliament
  2. ^ eng_faktablad_4_080206_webb.pdf Archived 24 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine on the EU Upplysningen website from the Swedish Parliament
  3. ^ "Val till EU-parlamentet 1995" (in Swedish). Lars Alexandersson, Department of Mathematics, Linköping University. Archived from the original on 20 September 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2008.

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