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European Parliament election, 2009 (Luxembourg)

Luxembourg European Parliament election, 2009

7 June 2009

6 seats to the European Parliament
  First party Second party Third party
Leader Jean-Claude Juncker Jean Asselborn Claude Meisch
Last election 3 seats, 37.1% 1 seat, 19.49% 1 seat, 14.9%
Seats won 3 1 1
Seat change ±0 ±0 ±0
Popular vote 351,223 218,532 209,123
Percentage 31.32% 19.49% 18.65%
Swing 5.8% 2.5% 3.7%

  Fourth party
Leader Sam Tanson and Christian Kmiotek
Party Greens (Luxembourg)
Last election 1 seat, 15%
Seats won 1
Seat change ±0
Popular vote 189,523
Percentage 16.83%
Swing 1.8%

The European Parliament election of 2009 in Luxembourg was the election of the delegation from Luxembourg to the European Parliament in 2009. It was held on the same day as the elections to the national legislature, the Chamber of Deputies.


The election was contested by the same eight parties that contested the simultaneous election to the Chamber. These included the seven parties that ran in the 2004 election: Christian Social People's Party (CSV), Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP), the Greens, the Democratic Party (DP), the Alternative Democratic Reform Party (ADR), the Left, and the Communist Party (KPL). The addition for the 2009 election is the Citizens' List, which was led by current independent deputy Aly Jaerling.

List # Party European Party Current
1 Communist Party (KPL) 0
2 Greens European Green Party 1
3 Alternative Democratic Reform Party (ADR) Alliance for Europe of the Nations 0
4 Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP) Party of European Socialists 1
5 Democratic Party (DP) Liberal Democrat and Reform Party 1
6 The Left European Left 0
7 Christian Social People's Party (CSV) European People's Party 3
8 Citizens' List 0


 Summary of the results of Luxembourg's 7 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
• •
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Christian Social People's Party (CSV) EPP Viviane Reding 353,094 31.36 5.8
3 / 6
Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP) PES Robert Goebbels 219,349 19.48 2.5
1 / 6
Democratic Party (DP) ELDR Charles Goerens 210,107 18.66 3.7
1 / 6
The Greens (DG) EGP Claude Turmes 189,523 16.83 1.8
1 / 6
Alternative Democratic Reform Party (ADR) AEN Jean Colombera 83,168 7.39 0.6
0 / 6
The Left (DL) PEL André Hoffmann 37,929 3.37 1.7
0 / 6
Communist Party (KPL) None Ali Ruckert 17,304 1.54 0.3
0 / 6
Citizens' List (BL) None Aly Jaerling 15,558 1.38 new
0 / 6
Valid votes 1,126,032
Valid ballots 198,364 90.82
Blank and invalid ballots 20,059 9.18
Totals 218,423 100.00
6 / 6
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 240,669 90.76
Source: Centre Informatique de l'État


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