1994 European Parliament election in the Netherlands

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31 seats to the European Parliament
Turnout35.69%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Hanja Maij-Weggen Hedy d'Ancona Gijs de Vries
Party CDA PvdA VVD
Alliance EPP PES ELDR
Seats won
10 / 31
8 / 31
6 / 31
Seat change 0 Steady 0 Steady 3 Increase
Popular vote 1,271,855 945,869 740,443
Percentage 30.77% 22.88% 17.91%
Swing 3.8% Decrease 7.8% Decrease 3.7% Increase

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Jan-Willem Bertens Leen van der Waal Nel van Dijk
Party D66 SGP/RPF/GPV GL
Alliance ELDR EN /I-EN Greens-EFA
Seats won
4 / 31
2 / 31
1 / 31
Seat change 3 Increase 1 Increase 1 Decrease
Popular vote 481,843 322,793 154,547
Percentage 11.66% 7.81% 3.74%
Swing 5.7% Increase 1.9% Increase 3.3% Decrease
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The European Parliament election of 1994 in the Netherlands was the election of MEP representing Netherlands constituency for the 1994–1999 term of the European Parliament. It was part of the wider 1994 European election. It was held on 9 June 1994. Eleven parties competed in a D'Hondt type election for 31 seats. (up from 25).

Background

Combined lists

Several parties combined in one list to take part in this European Election and increase their chance on a seat in the European Parliament. These combined lists are:

  1. SGP, RPF and GPV

Electoral alliances

No lists formed an electoral alliance.

Voting right

All subjects from other member states in the Netherlands were allowed to vote this election. It's no longer necessary that the member state of which the subject is from does the same. Only for this election no ahead registration had to take place to take part.

These people got right to vote in this fifth election for the European Parliament in 1994 in the Netherlands:[1]

Numbering of the candidates list

Further information: Party lists in the European Parliament election, 1994 (Netherlands)

The official order and names of candidate lists:

Candidate lists for the European Parliament election in the Netherlands
← 1989 1994 1999 →
Lists
List English translation List name (Dutch)
1 list CDA - European People's Party CDA – Europese Volkspartij
2 list P.v.d.A./European Social Democrats P.v.d.A./Europese Sociaaldemocraten
3 list VVD/European Liberal-Democrats VVD/Europese Liberaal-Democraten
4 list D66
5 list SGP, GPV and RPF SGP, GPV en RPF
6 list A Better Future... Een Betere Toekomst...
7 list SP (Socialist Party) SP (Socialistische Partij)
8 list The Greens De Groenen
9 list List De Groen Lijst De Groen
10 list CD
11 list GREENLEFT GROENLINKS


Results

Further information: Netherlands (European Parliament constituency)

Dutch political parties

The liberal VVD and D66 parties and the orthodox Protestant alliance of Political Reformed Party, Reformatory Political Federation and Reformed Political Alliance profited from the expansion of the number of seats. While the Christian Democratic Appeal and the Labour Party lost a considerable number of votes, but remained stabile in seats. 35.69% of Dutch citizens turned out on election day.

Summary of the 9 June 1994 European Parliament election results in the Netherlands
← 1989 1994 1999 →
Lists Votes % Change Seats Change
List English translation List name (Dutch) EU Party EP Group
list CDA - European People's Party CDA – Europese Volkspartij EPP 1,271,855 30.77 3.8 Decrease
10 / 31
0 Steady
list PvdA - European Social Democrats PvdA - Europese Sociaaldemocraten PES 945,869 22.88 7.8 Decrease
8 / 31
0 Steady
list VVD - European Liberal-Democrats VVD - Europese Liberaal-Democraten ELDR 740,443 17.91 3.7 Increase
6 / 31
3 Increase
list D66 ELDR 481,843 11.66 5.7 Increase
4 / 31
3 Increase
list SGP, GPV, and RPF SGP, GPV, en RPF none EN /I-EN 322,793 7.81 1.9 Increase
2 / 31
1 Increase
list GreenLeft GroenLinks EFGP G/EFA 154,547 3.74 3.3 Decrease
1 / 31
1 Decrease
list The Greens De Groenen EFGP G/EFA 97,206 2.35 2.4 Increase
0 / 31
0 Steady
list SP (Socialist Party) SP (Socialistische Partij) none 55,311 1.34 0.6 Increase
0 / 31
0 Steady
list CD none 43,299 1.05 0.2 Increase
0 / 31
0 Steady
list A better Future... Een Betere Toekomst... none 11,547 0.28 new
0 / 31
0 Steady
list List de Groen Lijst de Groen none 8,844 0.21 new
0 / 31
0 Steady
Valid votes 4,133,557 99.68 0.21 Increase
Blank and invalid votes 13,173 0.32 0.21 Decrease
Totals 4,146,730 100.00 31 6 Increase
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 11,618,677 35.69 11.79 Decrease
Source: [2]

European groups

Summary of the 9 June 1994 European Parliament elections in the Netherlands
← 1989 1994 1999 →
European group Seats 1989 Seats 1994 Change
European People's Party EPP 10 10 0 Steady
European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party ELDR 4 10 6 Increase
Party of European Socialists PES 8 8 0 Steady
Green Group in the European Parliament G/EFA 2 1 1 Decrease
Europe of Nations EN 0 2 2 Increase
Non-Inscrits NI 1 0 1 Decrease
25 31 6 Increase

Elected members

Further information: List of members of the European Parliament for the Netherlands, 1994–99

Source:[3]

Christian Democratic Appeal

  1. Hanja Maij-Weggen (top candidate)
  2. Peter Pex
  3. Wim van Velzen
  4. Bartho Pronk
  5. Arie Oostlander
  6. Jan Sonneveld
  7. Karla Peijs
  8. Ria Oomen-Ruijten
  9. Jim Janssen van Raaij
  10. Pam Cornelissen

Dutch Labour Party

  1. Piet Dankert
  2. Leonie van Bladel
  3. Jan Marinus Wiersma
  4. Frits Castricum
  5. Hedy d'Ancona (top candidate)
  6. Wim van Velzen
  7. Maartje van Putten
  8. Alman Metten

People's Party for Freedom and Democracy

  1. Jessica Larive
  2. Jan Mulder
  3. Elly Plooij-van Gorsel
  4. Gijs de Vries (top candidate)
  5. Jan-Kees Wiebenga
  6. Florus Wijsenbeek

Democrats 66

  1. Johanna Boogerd-Quaak
  2. Laurens Jan Brinkhorst
  3. Doeke Eisma
  4. Jan-Willem Bertens (top candidate)

SGP/RPF/GPV

  1. Hans Blokland (GPV)
  2. Leen van der Waal (SGP) (top candidate)

GreenLeft

  1. Nel van Dijk (top candidate)

MEPs period 1994–1999

Below is a list of members of the European Parliament for the period 1994–1999 as a result of this election.

This section is transcluded from List of members of the European Parliament for the Netherlands, 1994–1999. (edit | history)

MEPs for the Netherlands elected to the 4th European Parliament session
← 1989–1994 1994–1999 1999–2004 →
Name Sex National party EP Group Period Preference vote
Hedy d'Ancona Female   Labour Party   PES 19 July 1994 – July 1999[4]
Jan-Willem Bertens Male   Democrats 66   ELDR 24 July 1989 – 20 July 1999[5]
Leonie van Bladel Female   Labour Party   PES 19 July 1994 – 20 July 1999[6]
Hans Blokland Male   Reformed Political Alliance   EN /I-EN 19 July 1994 – 14 July 2009[7]
Johanna Boogerd-Quaak Female   Democrats 66   ELDR 5 February 2003 – 20 July 2004[8]
Laurens Jan Brinkhorst Male   Democrats 66   ELDR 19 July 1994 – 8 June 1999[9]
Frits Castricum Male   Labour Party   PES 19 July 1994 – 20 July 1999[10]
Pam Cornelissen Male   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 24 July 1984 – 20 July 1999[11]
Rijk van Dam Male   Reformatory Political Federation   I-EN September 1997 – 20 July 2004[12]
Piet Dankert Male   Labour Party   PES 19 July 1994 – 20 July 1999[13]
Nel van Dijk Female   GreenLeft   G January 1987 – 1 September 1998[14]
Doeke Eisma Male   Democrats 66   ELDR 19 July 1994 – 20 July 1999[15]
Robert Jan Goedbloed Male   People's Party for Freedom and Democracy   ELDR September 1998 – 20 July 1999[16]
Elly Plooij-van Gorsel Female   People's Party for Freedom and Democracy   ELDR 19 July 1994 – 20 July 2004[17]
Joost Lagendijk Male   GreenLeft   G 1 September 1998 – 14 July 2009[18]
Jessica Larive Female   People's Party for Freedom and Democracy   ELDR 24 July 1984 – 20 July 1999[19]
Hanja Maij-Weggen Female   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 19 July 1994 – 1 October 2003[20]
Alman Metten Male   Labour Party   PES 24 July 1984 – 20 July 1999[21]
Jan Mulder Male   People's Party for Freedom and Democracy   ELDR 19 July 1994 – 14 July 2009
22 June 2010 – 1 July 2014[22]
Ria Oomen-Ruijten Female   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 25 July 1989 – 1 July 2014[23]
Arie Oostlander Male   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 25 July 1989 – 20 July 2004[24]
Karla Peijs Female   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 25 July 1989 – 27 May 2003[25]
Peter Pex Male   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 19 July 1994 – 20 July 1999[26]
Bartho Pronk Male   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 20 November 1989 – 20 July 2004[27]
Maartje van Putten Female   Labour Party   PES 25 July 1989 – 20 July 1999[28]
Jim Janssen van Raaij Male   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1984
October 1986 – 20 July 1999[29]
Jan Sonneveld Male   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 25 July 1989 – 20 July 1999[30]
Wim van Velzen Male   Labour Party   PES 25 July 1989 – 20 July 1999[31]
Wim van Velzen Male   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 19 July 1994 – 20 July 2004[32]
Gijs de Vries Male   People's Party for Freedom and Democracy   ELDR 24 July 1984 – 2 August 1998[33]
Leen van der Waal Male   Reformed Political Party   EN /I-EN 24 July 1984 – 2 September 1997[34]
Jan-Kees Wiebenga Male   People's Party for Freedom and Democracy   ELDR 19 July 1994 – October 2001[35]
Jan Marinus Wiersma Male   Labour Party   PES 19 July 1994 – 14 July 2009[36]
Florus Wijsenbeek Male   People's Party for Freedom and Democracy   ELDR 24 July 1984 – 20 July 1999[37]
Source:[38]

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