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European Parliament election, 1989 (Belgium)

Belgium, European Parliament election, 1989

18 June 1989
24 seats to the European Parliament

Elections to the European Parliament were held in Belgium on June 18, 1989. The Dutch-speaking electoral college elected 13 MEPs and the French-speaking electoral college elected 11 MEPs.

Results

National

 Summary of the results of Belgium's 18 June 1989 election to the European Parliament
• •
National party European party Main candidate Electoral college (E.c.) Votes % +/– E.c. % Seats +/–
Christian People's Party (CVP) Leo Tindemans Dutch-speaking 1,247,075 21.14 34.08 5 1
Socialist Party (PS) Ernest Glinne French-speaking 854,207 14.48 38.13 5 0
Socialist Party (SP) Marc Galle Dutch-speaking 733,242 12.43 20.04 3 1
Party for Freedom and Progress (PVV) Willy De Clercq Dutch-speaking 625,561 10.60 17.10 2 0
  Christian Social Party (PSC) Gérard Deprez French-speaking 476,795 8.08 21.28 2 0
Living Differently (AGALEV) Paul Staes Dutch-speaking 446,539 7.57 12.20 1 0
  Liberal Reformist Party (PRL) François-Xavier de Donnéa French-speaking 423,479 7.18 18.90 2 1
  Confederated Ecologists (ECOLO) Paul Lannoye French-speaking 371,053 6.29 16.56 2 1
People's Union (VU) Jaak Vandemeulebroucke Dutch-speaking 318,153 5.39 8.70 1 1
Flemish Block (VB) Karel Dillen Dutch-speaking 241,117 4.09 6.59 1 1
  Democratic Front of Francophones (FDF) French-speaking 85,867 1.46 3.83 0 0
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the national vote and no seats) 0
Valid votes 5,899,300 91.62
Blank and invalid votes 539,438 8.38
Totals 6,438,738 100.00 24 0
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 7,096,273 90.73 1.36

Dutch-speaking electoral college

Party/Alliance Votes % +/− Seats +/−
  Christian Democratic and Flemish (CVP) 1,247,075 34.08% +1.55% 5 +1
  Socialist Party (SP) 733,242 20.04% −8.09% 3 −1
  Flemish Liberals and Democrats (PVV) 625,561 17.10% +2.91% 2 0
  Agalev-Groen 446,539 12.20% +5.12% 1 0
  People's Union (VU) - EVA 318,153 8.70% −5.21% 1 −1
  Vlaams Blok 241,117 6.59% +4.49% 1 +1
  All Others 47,219 1.29% 0 0
  • All parties with more than 50,000 votes are listed.

French-speaking electoral college

Party/Alliance Votes % +/− Seats +/−
  Socialist Party (PS) 854,207 38.13% +4.09% 5 0
  Christian Social Party (PSC) 476,795 21.28% +1.81% 2 0
  Liberal Reformist Party (PRL) 423,479 18.90% −5.24% 2 −1
  Ecolo 371,053 16.56% +6.71% 2 +1
  Democratic Front of Francophones (FDF) 85,867 3.83% −2.55% 0 0
  All Others 28,993 1.29% 0 0
  • All parties with more than 50,000 votes are listed.
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