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European Parliament election, 2014 (Germany)

European Parliament election in Germany, 2014

25 May 2014

All 96 German seats to the European Parliament
Turnout 48.1%[1]
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader David McAllister Martin Schulz Rebecca Harms
Party CDU/CSU SPD Green
Alliance EPP PES Green
Last election 42 seats, 37.85% 23 seats, 20.78% 14 seats, 12.13%
Seats won 34 27 11
Seat change Decrease−8 Increase+4 Decrease−3
Popular vote 35.3% 27.3% 10.7%
Percentage Decrease−2.55% Increase+6.5% Decrease−1.43%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Gabi Zimmer Bernd Lucke Alexander Graf Lambsdorff
Party Left AfD FDP
Alliance ALDE
Last election 8 seats, 7.48% Did Not Contest 12 seats, 10.97%
Seats won 7 7 3
Seat change Decrease−1 Increase+7 Decrease−9
Popular vote 7.4% 7.1% 3.5%
Percentage Decrease−0.08% N/A Decrease−7.47%

The European Parliament election, 2014 was held on 25 May 2014 in Germany. Under the Lisbon Treaty, Germany lost three seats and elected 96 members of the European Parliament, instead of the previous 99.

Contents

  • Electoral threshold 1
  • Opinion polling compared with actual result 2
  • Results 3
    • Post-Poll Alliance 3.1
  • References 4

Electoral threshold

The previous electoral threshold of 5% was ruled unconstitutional in 2011, leading the major parties to implement a 3% threshold instead. However the Constitutional Court ruled on 26 February 2014 that this threshold was illegal as well.[2]

Opinion polling compared with actual result

Date Polling Firm CDU/CSU SPD Green FDP Left AfD Others
22 May 2014 FGW 37.5 26.5 10 3.5 7.5 7 8
16 May 2014 FGW 38 27 11 3 8 6 7
14 May 2014 Infratest dimap 37 27 9 3 9 7 8
13 May 2014 YouGov 39 25 10 4 9 6 7
9 May 2014 Forschungsgruppe Wahlen 38 27 12 3 8 6 6
30 Apr 2014 infratest dimap 39 27 9 4 8 6 7
25 Apr 2014 INSA 36 28 11 4 9 7 5
11 Apr 2014 Forschungsgruppe Wahlen 39 27 11 3 8 6 6
3 Apr 2014 infratest dimap 40 28 9 3 7 6 7
28 Mar 2014 Forschungsgruppe Wahlen 39 26 12 3 8 6 6
14 Mar 2014 Forschungsgruppe Wahlen 38 26 11 4 8 6 7
9 Mar 2014 INSA 38 26 9.5 3 8.5 7.5 -
6 Mar 2014 Infratest 40 26 11 4 7 5 7
21 Feb 2014 Forschungsgruppe Wahlen 40 24 12 4 8 6 6
14 Feb 2014 INSA 39 25 10 3 10 8 5
6 Feb 2014 Infratest 38 29 10 4 8 6 5
26 Jan 2014 Emnid 42 26 10 3 8 7 4
2014
25 May 2014 (prelimitary results 401 of 402 districts) Election Results 30.0 + 5.4 27.3 10.7 3.4 7.4 7.1
2014
7 Jun 2009 Election Results 37.9 20.8 12.1 11.0 7.5 N/A 9.8

Results

Post-Poll Alliance

EPP S&D ECR ALDE GUE/NGL G-EFA EFDD NI
Total
29 (CDU)
5 (CSU)
27 (SPD) 7 (AfD)
1 (Familie)
3 (FDP)
1 (FW)
7 (Linke)
1 (Tierschutz)
11 (B’90/Grüne)
1 (Piraten)
1 (ÖDP)
1 (NPD)
1 (Partei)
96

References

  1. ^ http://www.europarl.europa.eu/elections2014-results/en/country-results-de-2014.html
  2. ^ http://www.spiegel.de/politik/deutschland/verfassungsrichter-kippen-dreiprozenthuerde-fuer-europawahl-a-955704.html
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