1984 European Parliament election in the Netherlands


The European Parliament election of 1984 in the Netherlands was the election of MEP representing Netherlands constituency for the 1984–1989 term of the European Parliament. It was part of the wider 1984 European election. It was held on 14 June 1984. Nine parties competed in a D'Hondt type election for 25 seats.

1984 European Parliament election in the Netherlands

 1979 14 June 1984 1989 

25 seats to the European Parliament
Turnout50.88%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Piet Dankert Bouke Beumer Hans Nord
Party PvdA CDA VVD
Alliance SOC EPP LD
Seats won
9 / 25
8 / 25
5 / 25
Seat change 0 2 1
Popular vote 1,785,165 1,590,218 1,002,685
Percentage 33.70% 30.02% 18.93%
Swing 3.31% 5.58% 2.79%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Leader Bram van der Lek Leen van der Waal
Party GPA SGP/RPF/GPV
Alliance RBW NI
Seats won
2 / 25
1 / 25
Seat change 2 1
Popular vote 296,488 275,786
Percentage 5.60% 5.21%
Swing 0.54% 1.88%

Elections, candidates and members of the
European Parliament for the Netherlands
1952–1958 ECSC delegation
1958–1979 EP delegation
1979–1984 1st election, candidates and members
1984–1989 2nd election, candidates and members
1989–1994 3rd election, candidates and members
1994–1999 4th election, candidates and members
1999–2004 5th election, candidates and members
2004–2009 6th election, candidates and members
2009–2014 7th election, candidates and members
2014–2019 8th election, candidates and members
2019–2024 9th election, candidates and members

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. Green Progressive Accord of CPN, PSP, PPR and Green Party of the Netherlands
  2. SGP, RPF and GPV

Electoral alliances

Two lists formed an electoral alliance:

  1. PvdA/European Social-Democrats and Green Progressive Accord

Voting right

These people got right to vote in this second election for the European Parliament in 1984 in the Netherlands:[1]

  • Everyone who was allowed to vote in the Dutch parliament elections;
  • Dutch who are resident in other Member States and did not already have voting rights for the Dutch Parliament elections;
  • Subjects of one of the other Member States which have residence in the Netherlands. Provided that the state of which they are from granted the same.

Numbering of the candidates list

The official order and names of candidate lists:

e  d Candidate lists for the European Parliament election in the Netherlands
 1979 1984 1989 
Lists
List English translation List name (Dutch)
1 list CDA European People's Party CDA Europese Volkspartij
2 list Labour Party/European Socialists Partij van de Arbeid/Europese Socialisten
3 list VVD - European Liberal-Democrats VVD - Europese Liberaal-Democraten
4 list D'66
5 list SGP, RPF and GPV SGP, RPF en GPV
6 list C.P.N. Green Party Netherlands P.P.R. P.S.P. C.P.N. Groene Partij Nederland P.P.R. P.S.P.
7 list European Greens Europese Groenen
8 list Centre Party Centrumpartij
9 list God with Us God met Ons

Results


In these elections both the leftwing CPN, PSP, PPR and Green Party of the Netherlands parties and the orthodox Protestant SGP, GPV, RPF parties have formed a successful common lists, which win two respectively one seat. the progressive liberal D'66 loses its two seats and disappears from the parliament. 50.88% of the Dutch population turned out on election day.

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Labour Party1,785,16533.7090
Christian Democratic Appeal1,590,21830.028–2
People's Party for Freedom and Democracy1,002,68518.935+1
CPN–GNP–PPR–PSP296,4885.602+2
SGP–RPF–GPV275,7865.211+1
Centre Party134,8772.550New
Democrats 66120,8262.280–2
European Greens67,4131.270New
God with Us23,2910.4400
Total5,296,749100.00250
Valid votes5,296,74999.29
Invalid/blank votes37,8330.71
Total votes5,334,582100.00
Registered voters/turnout10,485,01450.88
Source: Kiesraad

Elected members

Labour Party

  1. Hedy d'Ancona
  2. Bob Cohen
  3. Piet Dankert (top candidate)
  4. Ien van den Heuvel-de Blank
  5. Alman Metten
  6. Hemmo Muntingh
  7. Ben Visser
  8. Phili Viehoff
  9. Eisso Woltjer

Christian Democratic Appeal

  1. Bouke Beumer (top candidate)
  2. Elise Boot
  3. Yvonne van Rooy
  4. Pam Cornelissen
  5. Hanja Maij-Weggen
  6. Jean Penders
  7. Teun Tolman
  8. Wim Vergeer

People's Party for Freedom and Democracy

  1. Hans Nord (top candidate)
  2. Jessica Larive
  3. Hendrik Jan Louwes
  4. Gijs de Vries
  5. Florus Wijsenbeek

Green Progressive Accord: CPN, PSP, PPR and Green Party of the Netherlands

  1. Bram van der Lek (PSP) (top candidate)
  2. Herman Verbeek (PPR)

SGP, RPF and GPV

  1. Leen van der Waal (SGP) (top candidate)

MEPs period 1984–1989


Below is a complete list of members of the European Parliament for the period 1984–1989 as a result of this election.

e  d MEPs for the Netherlands elected to the 2nd European Parliament session
 1979–1984 1984–1989 1989–1994 
Name Sex National party EP Group Period Preference vote
Hedy d'Ancona Female   Labour Party   SOC 24 July 1984 – 7 November 1989[2]
Bouke Beumer Male   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 17 July 1979 – 19 July 1994[3]
Elise Boot Male   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1989[4]
Bob Cohen Male   Labour Party   SOC 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1989[5]
Pam Cornelissen Male   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 24 July 1984 – 20 July 1999[6]
Piet Dankert Male   Labour Party   SOC 17 July 1979 – 7 November 1989[7]
Nel van Dijk Female   Communist Party of the Netherlands   RBW January 1987 – 1 September 1998[8]
Ien van den Heuvel-de Blank Female   Labour Party   SOC 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1989[9]
Jim Janssen van Raaij Male   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1984
October 1986 – 20 July 1999[10]
Jessica Larive Female   People's Party for Freedom and Democracy   LD 24 July 1984 – 20 July 1999[11]
Bram van der Lek Male   Pacifist Socialist Party   RBW 24 July 1984 – 24 July 1989[12]
Hendrik Jan Louwes Male   People's Party for Freedom and Democracy   LD 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1989[13]
Hanja Maij-Weggen Female   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 17 July 1979 – 6 November 1989[14]
Alman Metten Male   Labour Party   SOC 24 July 1984 – 20 July 1999[15]
Hemmo Muntingh Male   Labour Party   SOC 17 July 1979 – 19 July 1994[16]
Hans Nord Male   People's Party for Freedom and Democracy   LD 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1989[17]
Jean Penders Male   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 17 July 1979 – 19 July 1994[18]
Yvonne van Rooy Female   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 24 July 1984 – 28 October 1986[19]
Teun Tolman Male   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1989[20]
Herman Verbeek Male   Political Party of Radicals   RBW 24 July 1984 – December 1986[21]
Wim Vergeer Male   Christian Democratic Appeal   EPP 17 July 1979 – 24 July 1989[22]
Phili Viehoff Female   Labour Party   SOC December 1979 – 24 July 1989[23]
Ben Visser Male   Labour Party   SOC 24 July 1984 – 19 July 1994[24]
Gijs de Vries Male   People's Party for Freedom and Democracy   LD 24 July 1984 – 2 August 1998[25]
Leen van der Waal Male   Political Reformed Party   NI 24 July 1984 – 2 September 1997[26]
Florus Wijsenbeek Male   People's Party for Freedom and Democracy   LD 24 July 1984 – 20 July 1999[27]
Eisso Woltjer Male   Labour Party   SOC 17 July 1979 – 19 July 1994[28]
Source:[29]

References


  1. Core data Dutch EP elections 2009 Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine in .pdf and Dutch
  2. "Parlement.com: Drs. H. (Hedy) d' Ancona" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  3. "Parlement.com: Drs. B. (Bouke) Beumer" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  4. "Parlement.com: Mr. E.C.A.M. (Elise) Boot" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  5. "Parlement.com: Dr. R. (Bob) Cohen" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  6. "Parlement.com: Ir. P.A.M. (Pam) Cornelissen" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  7. "Parlement.com: P. (Piet) Dankert" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  8. "Parlement.com: P.B.M. (Nel) van Dijk" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  9. "Parlement.com: C. (Ien) van den Heuvel-de Blank" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  10. "Parlement.com: Mr. J.L. (Jim) Janssen van Raaij" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  11. "Parlement.com: Mr. J.E.S. (Jessica) Larive" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  12. "Parlement.com: Dr. B. (Bram) van der Lek" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  13. "Parlement.com: Ir. H.J. (Hendrik Jan) Louwes" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  14. "Parlement.com: J.R.H. (Hanja) Maij-Weggen" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  15. "Parlement.com: Drs. A. (Alman) Metten" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  16. "Parlement.com: Drs. H.J. (Hemmo) Muntingh" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  17. "Parlement.com: Dr. H.R. (Hans) Nord" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  18. "Parlement.com: Drs. J.J.M. (Jean) Penders" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  19. "Parlement.com: Mr. Y.C.M.Th. (Yvonne) van Rooy" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  20. "Parlement.com: T. (Teun) Tolman" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  21. "Parlement.com: H.A. (Herman) Verbeek" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  22. "Parlement.com: W.J. (Wim) Vergeer" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  23. "Parlement.com: Ph.J. (Phili) Viehoff" (in Dutch). Parlement.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  24. "Parlement.com: B. (Ben) Visser" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  25. "Parlement.com: Drs. G.M. (Gijs) de Vries" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  26. "Parlement.com: Ir. L. (Leen) van der Waal" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  27. "Parlement.com: Drs. F.A. (Florus) Wijsenbeek" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  28. "Parlement.com: Ir. E.P. (Eisso) Woltjer" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  29. "Parlement.com: Nederlandse leden Europees Parlement" (in Dutch). Retrieved 19 June 2019.