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Legislative elections: European Parliament, 5-year-term, 766 seats, party-list PR (Ireland: STV):

Group (Europarty) 2014 2009/13
European People's Party (EPP) 
 
Liberal conservatism
Christian democracy

 
29,4% 221 36,1% 270
European People's Party (EPP)
  
Liberal conservatism
Christian democracy
 
 
- (211) - (269)
  Stand-alone     - (10) - (1)
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D)
  
Social democracy
   

  
25,3% 190 25,3% 189
Party of European Socialists (PES)
   
Social democracy
   
 
 
- (182) - (166)
  Stand-alone      - (9) - (23)
European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR)
 
Conservatism
Euroscepticism
National conservatism

 
9,2% 69 7,5% 56
Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists (AECR)
   
Conservatism
Economic liberalism
Euroscepticism
 
 
- (44) - (54)
European Christian Political Movement (ECPM)
   
Christian right
Social conservatism 
 
 
- (2) - (1)
  Stand-alone      - (23) - (1)
Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE)
  
Liberalism 
 

  
8,9% 67 11,2% 84
Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party (ALDE)   
 
Liberalism  
  
 
 
- (49) - (74)
European Democratic Party (EDP)
   
Centrism
  
 
 
- (8) - (10)
  Stand-alone      - (10) - (0)
European United Left Nordic Green Left (GUE-NGL)
 
Democratic socialism
Communism

  
6,9% 52 4,8% 36
Party of the European Left (EL)
   
Democratic socialism
Communism  
 
 
- (29) - (23)
European United for Democracy (EUD)
    
Euroscepticism
     
 
 
- (1) - (1)
  Stand-alone      - (23) - (12)
The Greens European Free Alliance (GREENS-EFA)
 
Green politics
Regionalism
Minority interests

  
6,7% 50 7,5% 55
European Green Party (EGP)
   
Green politics
  
 
 
- (36) - (46)
European Free Alliance (EFA)
   
Regionalism
Minority interests 
 
 
- (6) - (6)
   Stand-alone      - (8) - (3)
Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD)
[2009/13: EFD] 
Euroscepticism
 

  
6,4% 48 4,3% 32
Alliance for Direct Democracy in Europe (ADDE)
    
Euroscepticism
Right-wing populism 
National conservatism  
 
  
- (26) - -
Movement for a Europe of Liberties and Democracy (MELD)
[dissolved]
Euroscepticism
Right-wing populism
National conservatism  
  
 
 
- - - (18)
   Stand-alone      - (22) - (14)
Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF)
   
Nationalism
Right-wing populism
 
  
5,3% 40 - -
Movement for a Europe of Nations and Freedom (MENF)
    
Nationalism
Right-wing populism   
 
 
- (31) - -
  Stand-alone         - (9) - (14)
Non-Inscrits          1,9% 14 3,5% 26
Observer MEPs [2011-2014] - - - 18
Total - 751 - 766
Turnout 43,1% 42,9%
Group members [Details] [Details]

  2015 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: European Parliament (http://www.results-elections2014.eu).

Archive: Elections (1979-2009/13).