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           · Council President: Herman Van Rompuy (EPP) · Commission President: José Manuel Barroso (EPP) · Government: EPP, S&D (informal)

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

 
 
29,4% 221 36,1% 270
European People's Party (EPP)
 
 
Christian democracy
Conservatism
Liberal conservatism 
1976
 
 
CDI
IDU 
 

 
 
- 211 - 269
  Stand-alone         - 10 - 1
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D)
 
 
Social democracy
Third Way 
 
2009
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
25,4% 191 25,3% 189
Party of European Socialists (PES)
 
  
Social democracy
Third Way 
 
1992
1973'
  
SI
  
 

 
 
- 182 - 166
  Stand-alone          - 10 - 23
European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR)
 
Conservatism
National conservatism
Euroscepticism
2009
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
9,5% 71 7,5% 56
Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists (AECR)
  
 
Conservatism
Economic liberalism
Euroscepticism
2009
  
 
IDU
 
 

 
 
- 42 - 54
European Christian Political Movement (ECPM)
  
 
Christian right
Social conservatism
 
2010
2002'
 
 
 
 

 
 
- 2 - 1
  Stand-alone          - 26 - 1
Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE)
Liberalism
Centrism
 
2004
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
8,8% 66 11,2% 84
Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party (ALDE)
 
 
 
Liberalism
  
  
2004
1976'
 
LI
 
 

 
 
- 43 - 74
European Democratic Party (EDP)
  
 
Centrism
 
 
2004
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
- 8 - 10
  Stand-alone          - 15 - -
European United Left – Nordic Green Left (GUE-NGL)
 
Democratic socialism
Socialism
Communism  
1999
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
6,9% 52 4,8% 36
Party of the European Left (EL)
  
 
Democratic socialism
Socialism
Communism  
2004
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
- 29 - 23
  Stand-alone          - 24 - 13
The Greens – European Free Alliance (GREENS-EFA)
 
Green politics
Regionalism
Minority interests
1999
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
6,7% 50 7,5% 55
European Green Party (EGP)
  
 
Green politics
 
 
2004
1993'
 
GG
 
 

 
 
- 36 - 46
European Free Alliance (EFA)
  
 
Regionalism
Minority interests
 
2004
1981'
 
 
 
 

 
 
- 6 - 6
  Stand-alone          - 8 - 3
Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD)
 
Euroscepticism
 
 
2009
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
6,4% 48 4,3% 32
Movement for a Europe of Liberties and Democracy (MELD)
   
 
Euroscepticism
National conservatism
  
2012
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
- 2 - 18
  Stand-alone          - 46 - 14
Non-Inscrits  6,9% 52 3,5% 26
Observer MEPs (2011-2014) - - - 18
Total - 751 - 766
Appendix I / II (Group members/Europarty members)   [I] / [II]   [I] / [II]
Turnout 43,1% 42,9%

 © 2014 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: EP (http://www.results-elections2014.eu).

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