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European Parliament election, 2009 (Malta)

 

European Parliament election, 2009 (Malta)

Malta European Parliament election, 2009

6 June 2009
5 seats to the European Parliament

The European Parliament election of 2009 in Malta was the election of the delegation from Malta to the European Parliament in 2009. The elections were held on June 6 on the same day as the Maltese local council elections, 2009.

Candidates

Alternattiva Demokratika - AD (Democratic Alternative)

Alleanza Liberali - ALDM (Liberal Alliance)

Alpha Partit Demokratiku Liberali - APDL (Alpha Liberal Democratic Party)

Azzjoni Nazzjonali - AN (National Action (Malta))

Imperium Europa - IE (Europe Empire)

K.U.L. Ewropa (KULE)

Libertas Malta (LM)

Partit tal-Ajkla - PA (Eagle's Party)

Partit Laburista (Malta Labour Party) - PL

Partit Nazzjonalista (PN)

Results

The turnout was 78.81%.[1] The Partit Laburista garnered 54.77% of first-count votes and the Partit Nazzjonalista garnered 40.49%; 2.31% of votes cast were invalid.[2] Dr Simon Busuttil MEP was the only candidate to be elected on the first count with 68,782 (27.72%) single votes.[3][4]

Elected MEPs (5)
  Candidate Party EU Party 1st count 29th count
Busuttil Simon Busuttil PN EPP 68,782 41,363 41,362
Casa David Casa PN EPP 6,539 41,362
Grech Louis Grech PL PES 27,753 40,529
Scicluna Edward Scicluna PL PES 24,574 39,250
Attard John Attard Montalto PL PES 12,880 30,129
Next in line for Treaty of Lisbon additional seat (1)
Cuschieri Joseph Cuschieri PL PES 19,672 29,375

See also

European Parliament election, 2004 (Malta)

References

  1. ^ http://www.doi.gov.mt/EN/press_releases/2009/06/pr1012.asp
  2. ^ http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20090608/local/provisional-first-count-results
  3. ^ http://www.doi.gov.mt/EN/elections/2009/EU_Parlelections/eu_parl1.asp
  4. ^ http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20090608/local/simon
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