European Parliament election, 2014 (Malta)

2014 European Parliament election in Malta

25 May 2014

All 6 Maltese seats to the European Parliament
  First party Second party
 
Leader Joseph Muscat Simon Busuttil
Party Labour Nationalist
Alliance S&D EPP
Leader since 6 June 2008 8 May 2013
Last election 54.77%
3 seats
40.49%
3 seats
Seats won 3 3
Seat change 3 3
Percentage 53% 40%

The European Parliament election of 2014 in Malta elected Malta's delegation to the European Parliament from 2014 to 2019. This was the third such election held in Malta. The elections were held on Saturday, 24 May 2014.

The parties that contested the election were: Labour Party, Nationalist Party, Democratic Alternative, Imperium Europa, Alleanza Bidla, Alleanza Liberali, Partit tal-Ajkla.

Results

Party Votes % Seats
Labour Party 53.39 3
Nationalist Party 40.02 3
Democratic Alternative 2.95 0
Others 3.64 0
Total 100.00 6

The Labour Party won the election with a little over 53% of the votes. The result was announced by the Maltese Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat.[1]

The Nationalist Party won 40%, Democratic Alternative 2.9%, Imperium Europa 2.8% and others 0.96%.[2]

Despite receiving just 40% of the electors vote, the Nationalist Party managed to win its third seat, previously held by the Labour Party. Therefore the elected candidates are:
1. Alfred Sant (PL)
2. Roberta Metsola (PN)
3. Miriam Dalli (PL)
4. David Casa (PN)
5. Marlene Mizzi (PL)
6. Therese Comodini Cachia (PN).[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20140525/local/labour-supporters-celebrate-big-election-victory-majority-exceeds-30000-votes-54-muscat-says-outcome-better-than-expected.520521
  2. ^ a b "European Parliament Elections - 2014 Count 1-10". Government of Malta. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
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