1999 European Parliament election in Ireland

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15 seats to the European Parliament
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The 1999 European Parliament election in Ireland was the Irish component of the 1999 European Parliament election. The election was conducted under the single transferable vote.

Results

Elections to the European Parliament in Ireland – 1999
Party European party Party Leader 1st Pref Vote % ±% Seats ±
Fianna Fáil UEN Bertie Ahern 537,757 38.6 +3.6 6 −1
Fine Gael EPP-ED John Bruton 342,171 24.6 +0.3 4 ±0
Green Party Greens/EFA none 93,100 6.7 −1.2 2 ±0
Labour Party PES Ruairi Quinn 121,542 8.7 −2.3 1 ±0
Sinn Féin Gerry Adams 88,165 6.3 +3.3 0 ±0
Socialist Party Joe Higgins 10,619 0.8 +0.8 0 ±0
Independent 198,386 14.3 +7.4 2 +1
Total 1,391,740 100 15

MEPs elected

Main article: List of members of the European Parliament for Ireland, 1999–2004

Constituency Name Party EP group
Connacht–Ulster Pat "the Cope" Gallagher FF UEN
Joe McCartin FG EPP–ED
Dana Rosemary Scallon Independent EPP–ED
Dublin Mary Banotti FG EPP–ED
Niall Andrews FF UEN
Patricia McKenna Green Greens/EFA
Proinsias De Rossa Labour PES
Leinster Avril Doyle FG EPP–ED
Jim Fitzsimons FF UEN
Liam Hyland FF UEN
Nuala Ahern Green Greens/EFA
Munster Brian Crowley FF UEN
Gerry Collins FF UEN
Pat Cox Independent ELDR
John Cushnahan FG EPP–ED

Voting details

1979–2004 European Parliament Ireland constituencies
1979–2004 European Parliament Ireland constituencies
Constituency Electorate Turnout Spoilt Valid Poll Quota Seats Candidates
Connacht–Ulster 541,552 332,236 (61.3%) 12,085 (3.6%) 320,151 80,038 3 11
Dublin 793,200 286,684 (36.1%) 6,013 (2.1%) 280,671 56,135 4 13
Leinster 706,200 357,064 (50.5%) 14,725 (4.1%) 342,339 68,468 4 8
Munster 823,008 462,303 (56.2%) 13,724 (2.9%) 448,579 89,716 4 10
Total 2,864,361 1,438,287 (50.2%) 46,547 (3.2%) 1,391,740 15 42

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