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European Parliament election, 2004 (Cyprus)

The European Parliament election of 2004 in Cyprus was the election of MEP representing Cyprus constituency for the 2004-2009 term of the European Parliament. It was part of the wider 2004 European election. The vote took place on June 13.

This was the first time Cypriot voters had elected members of the European Parliament.They were election of the six deputies who would be representing the Republic of Cyprus at the European Parliament. The number of registered voters was 483,311 – out of which 503 were Turkish Cypriots and 2054 EU nationals – while the total number of people who voted was 350.387 or 72,50% of the registered voters. The number of polling stations was 1077, allocated to each polling district in the following manner: Nicosia 416, Limassol 323, Famagusta (Republic of Cyprus-administered area) 50, Larnaca 169 and Paphos 119.

The six seats were contested by 59 candidates, belonging to parties or party coalitions or running as individuals. The conservative Democratic Rally and the left-wing Progressive Party of Working People (AKEL) achieved the largest shares of the vote.

Results

 Summary of the results of Cyprus's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
Party European party Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Democratic Rally (DISY) EPP 94,355 28.23
2 / 6
Progressive Party of Working People (AKEL) PEL 93,212 27.89
2 / 6
Democratic Party (DIKO) None 57,121 17.09
1 / 6
For Europe (GTE) EDP 36,112 10.80
1 / 6
Movement for Social Democracy (EDEK) PES 36,075 10.79
0 / 6
United Democrats (EDI) – KPE – European Cyprus ELDR 6,534 1.95
0 / 6
New Horizons (NO) 5,501 1.65
0 / 6
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 5,358 1.60
0 / 6
Valid votes 334,268 95.40
Blank and invalid votes 16,119 4.60
Totals 350,387 100.00
6 / 6
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 483,311 72.50

See also

External links

  • New MEPs elected
  • Elections covered by KyproEkloges.com
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