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European Parliament election, 2014 (Cyprus)

Cyprus European Parliament election, 2014

May 25, 2014 (2014-05-25)

6 seats to the European Parliament
Turnout 43.97%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Averof Neofytou Andros Kyprianou Nicolas Papadopoulos
Party DISY AKEL DIKO
Alliance EPP EUL–NGL S&D
Last election 35.65% 34.90% 12.28%
Seats before 2 2 1
Seats won 2 2 1
Seat change 0 0 0
Popular vote 97,732 69,852 28,044
Percentage 37.75% 26.98% 10.83%

  Fourth party
 
Leader Yiannakis Omirou
Party EDEK
Alliance S&D
Last election 9.85%
Seats before 1
Seats won 1
Seat change 0
Popular vote 19,894
Percentage 7.68%

Cyprus's component of the 2014 European Parliament election was held on Sunday, 25 May 2014.[1]

In total, 6 Members of the European Parliament were elected from Cyprus.[1]

Parties

Ten parties or coalitions contested the European Parliament election in Cyprus:[2]

There were also eight independent candidates.[4]

Opinion polls

Date(s)
conducted
Polling organisation/client Sample size DISY-EVROKO AKEL DIKO EDEK-KOP Others Lead
15 May 2014 ANT1 TV 25% 16% 8% 5% 9% over AKEL
12 April 2014 CyBC 35% 22% 11% 8% 13% over AKEL

Results

 Summary of the results of Cyprus's 25 May 2014 election to the European Parliament
• •
Party European party Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Democratic Rally (DISY) - EVROKO EPP 97,732 37.75 1.76 Increase
2 / 6
0 Steady
Progressive Party of Working People (AKEL - Left - New Forces) PEL 69,852 26.98 8.37 Decrease
2 / 6
0 Steady
Democratic Party (DIKO) None 28,044 10.83 1.48 Decrease
1 / 6
0 Steady
Movement for Social Democracy (EDEK) - Green Party PES/EGP 19,894 7.68 3.76 Decrease
1 / 6
0 Steady
Citizen's Alliance 17,549 6.78
0 / 6
0 Steady
Message of Hope 9,907 3.83
0 / 6
0 Steady
National Popular Front (ELAM) 6,957 2.69 2.48 Increase
0 / 6
0 Steady
Levent Sener (independent) 2,718 1.05
0 / 6
0 Steady
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 6,261 2.42
0 / 6
0 Steady
Valid votes 258,914 97.01
Blank and invalid votes 7,977 2.99
Totals 266,891 100.00
6 / 6
0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 606,916 43.97 15.43 Decrease
Source: Elections.moi.gov.cy. All percentage swings are as reported therein.


Elected MEPs

The following candidates were elected:

References

  1. ^ a b "Announcements for EP election candidates on Friday".  
  2. ^ Psillides, Constantinos (2014-05-03). "Update: 61 candidates to contest 6 MEP seats".  
  3. ^ http://www.euroelections2014.gov.cy/en/05_Candidates.htm
  4. ^ http://www.euroelections2014.gov.cy/en/05_Independent.htm
  5. ^ http://www.euroelections2014.gov.cy/en/news/news_20140525_09.htm

External links

  • Official site - Cyprus Ministry of the Interior, Electoral Service
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