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Malta (European Parliament constituency)

In European elections, Malta is a constituency of the European Parliament, currently represented by five MEPs. It covers the member state of Malta. The electoral system used is Single Transferable Vote. This constituency returns six MEPs since 2011.

Current MEPs

As of 2009:
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

2004-2009

As of October 2007
Name National Party EP group
John Attard-Montalto Partit Laburista PES
Simon Busuttil Partit Nazzjonalista EPP–ED
David Casa Partit Nazzjonalista EPP–ED
Louis Grech Partit Laburista PES
Glenn Bedingfield* Partit Laburista PES

* Replaced Joseph Muscat as the latter was elected as leader of the Malta Labour Party

2004

The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament. However, as Malta had only joined the European Union earlier that month, it was the first European election held in that state. The election took place on June 13.

 Summary of the results of Malta's 12 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
National party European party Party leader Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Labour Party (MLP) PES Alfred Sant 118,983 48.42
3 / 5
Nationalist Party (PN) EPP–ED Lawrence Gonzi 97,688 39.76
2 / 5
Democratic Alternative (AD) EGP Arnold Cassola 22,938 9.33
0 / 5
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 6,113 2.49
0 / 5
Valid votes 245,722 98.02
Blank and invalid votes 5,239 1.98
Totals 250,691 100.00
5 / 5
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 304,283 82.39
Source: maltadata.com

2009

 Summary of the results of Malta's 6 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
• •
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/– Seats (post-Lisbon) +/–
Labour Party (MLP) PES 135,917 54.77 6.35
3 / 5
0
4 / 6
1
Nationalist Party (PN) EPP–ED 100,486 39.76 0.73
2 / 5
0
2 / 6
0
Democratic Alternative (AD) EGP 5,802 2.34 6.99
0 / 5
0
0 / 6
0
Imperium Europa 3,637 1.47
0 / 5
0
0 / 6
0
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 2,327 1.66
0 / 5
0
0 / 6
0
Valid votes 248,169 97.69
Blank and invalid votes 5,870 2.31
Totals 254,039 100.00
5 / 5
0
6 / 6
1
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 322,411 78.79 3.60
Source: Malta Data

2014

 Summary of the results of Malta's 25 May 2014 election to the European Parliament
• •
National party European party Leader(s) Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Labour Party (MLP) PES Joseph Muscat 53.39
3 / 6
0
Nationalist Party (PN) EPP–ED Simon Busuttil 40.02
3 / 6
1
Democratic Alternative (AD) EGP Arnold Cassola 2.94
0 / 6
0
Imperium Europa 2.8
0 / 6
0
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats)
0 / 6
0
Valid votes
Blank and invalid votes
Totals ' 100.00
6 / 6
1
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout (78.79)
Source: Malta Data

References

External links

  • European Election News by European Election Law Association (Eurela)
  • List of MEPs europarl.europa.eu
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