1995 European Parliament election in Sweden


The European Parliament election of 1995 in Sweden was the election of Members of the European Parliament representing the Sweden constituency for the 1995–1999 term of the European Parliament.

European Parliament election in Sweden, 1995

17 September 1995 1999 

22 seats to the European Parliament
Turnout41.63%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Maj Britt Theorin
Maj-Lis Lööw
Staffan Burenstam Linder Per Gahrton
Party Social Democratic Moderate Green
Alliance PES EPP Green Group
Seats won 7 5 4
Popular vote 752,817 621,568 462,092
Percentage 28.06% 23.17% 17.22%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Jonas Sjöstedt Karl Erik Olsson Hadar Cars
Party Left Centre Liberals
Alliance GUE/NGL ALDE ALDE
Seats won 3 2 1
Popular vote 346,764 192,077 129,376
Percentage 12.92% 7.16% 4.82%

Austria, Finland and Sweden acceded to the Union on 1 January 1995. 59 delegates (21 from Austria, 16 from Finland, 22 from Sweden) were appointed to the Parliament on accession, bringing the total up to 626. Elections to elect the 22 MEPs for Sweden were held on 17 September 1995[1][2] and the now-elected MEPs took their seats with effect from 9 October 1995.[3]

Results by group


The map shows which European party group received the most votes in each municipality

The results by political group of the Sweden election were as follows:

Group Before election
16 September 1995
Election
17 September 1995
After election
9 October 1995
See also
 PES 11
  • Birgitta Ahlqvist;[4]
  • Axel Andersson;[5]
  • Jan Andersson;[6]
  • Reynoldh Furustrand;[7]
  • Inga-Britt Johansson;[8]
  • Maj-Lis Lööw;[9]
  • Kristina Persson;[10]
  • Bengt-Ola Ryttar;[11]
  • Yvonne Sandberg-Fries;[12]
  • Maj Britt Theorin;[13]
  • Tommy Waidelich;[14]
−4 7
  • Birgitta Ahlqvist;[4]
  • Jan Andersson;[6]
  • Anneli Hulthén;[15]
  • Maj-Lis Lööw;[9]
  • Maj Britt Theorin;[13]
  • Tommy Waidelich;[14]
  • Sören Wibe;[16]
[3]
 ELDR 3 +0 3 [3]
 EPP 6
  • Charlotte Cederschiöld;[21]
  • Karin Falkmer;[22]
  • Holger Gustafsson;[23]
  • Per Stenmarck;[24]
  • Margaretha af Ugglas;[25]
  • Ivar Virgin;[26]
−1 5
  • Staffan Burenstam Linder;[27]
  • Gunilla Carlsson;[28]
  • Charlotte Cederschiöld;[21]
  • Per Stenmarck;[24]
  • Ivar Virgin;[26]
[3]
 UFE +0
 EUL/NGL 1 +2 3
  • Marianne Eriksson;[30]
  • Jonas Sjöstedt;[31]
  • Jörn Svensson;[32]
[3]
 G 1 +3 4 [3]
 ERA +0
 EN +0
 NI +0
Total 22 +0 22 [3]

Results by national party


The results by national party of the Sweden election were as follows:

e  d Summary of the results of Sweden's 17 September 1995 election to the European Parliament
19951999 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
  Social Democratic Party (S) PES Maj-Britt Theorin
Maj-Lis Lööw
752,817 28.06 7
  Moderate Party (M) EPP Staffan Burenstam Linder 621,568 23.17 5
  Green Party (MP) G Per Gahrton 462,092 17.22 4
  Left Party (V) GUE/NGL Jonas Sjöstedt 346,764 12.92 3
  Centre Party (C) ELDR Karl Erik Olsson 192,077 7.16 2
  Liberal People's Party (FP) ELDR Hadar Cars 129,376 4.82 1
  Christian Democrats (KD) EPP Holger Gustafsson 105,173 3.92 0
Sarajevo List (SL) 26,875 1.00 0
Others (parties that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 46,409 0
Valid votes 2,683,151 98.38
Blank and invalid votes 44,166 1.62
Totals 2,727,317 100.00 22
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 6,551,781 41.63
Source:[37]

References


  1. Val-och-valdeltagande Archived 20 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine on the EU Upplysningen website from the Swedish Parliament
  2. eng_faktablad_4_080206_webb.pdf Archived 24 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine on the EU Upplysningen website from the Swedish Parliament
  3. European Parliament Information Office in Sweden page on former members
  4. European Parliament archive entry for Birgitta Ahlqvist (incl. Membership)
  5. European Parliament archive entry for Axel Andersson (incl. Membership)
  6. European Parliament archive entry for Jan Andersson (incl. Membership)
  7. European Parliament archive entry for Reynoldh Furustrand (incl. Membership)
  8. European Parliament archive entry for Inga-Britt Johansson (incl. Membership)
  9. European Parliament archive entry for Maj-Lis Lööw (incl. Membership)
  10. European Parliament archive entry for Kristina Persson (incl. Membership)
  11. European Parliament archive entry for Bengt-Ola Ryttar (incl. Membership)
  12. European Parliament archive entry for Yvonne Sandberg-Fries (incl. Membership)
  13. European Parliament archive entry for Maj Britt Theorin (incl. Membership)
  14. European Parliament archive entry for Tommy Waidelich (incl. Membership)
  15. European Parliament archive entry for Anneli Hulthén (incl. Membership)
  16. European Parliament archive entry for Sören Wibe (incl. Membership)
  17. European Parliament archive entry for Hadar Cars (incl. Membership)
  18. European Parliament archive entry for Karl Erik Olsson (incl. Membership)
  19. European Parliament archive entry for Karin Starrin (incl. Membership)
  20. European Parliament archive entry for Hans Lindqvist (incl. Membership)
  21. European Parliament archive entry for Charlotte Cederschiöld (incl. Membership)
  22. European Parliament archive entry for Karin Falkmer (incl. Membership)
  23. European Parliament archive entry for Holger Gustafsson (incl. Membership)
  24. European Parliament archive entry for Per Stenmarck (incl. Membership)
  25. European Parliament archive entry for Margaretha af Ugglas (incl. Membership)
  26. European Parliament archive entry for Ivar Virgin (incl. Membership)
  27. European Parliament archive entry for Staffan Burenstam Linder (incl. Membership)
  28. European Parliament archive entry for Gunilla Carlsson (incl. Membership)
  29. European Parliament archive entry for Bengt Hurtig (incl. Membership)
  30. European Parliament archive entry for Marianne Eriksson (incl. Membership)
  31. European Parliament archive entry for Jonas Sjöstedt (incl. Membership)
  32. European Parliament archive entry for Jörn Svensson (incl. Membership)
  33. European Parliament archive entry for Per Gahrton (incl. Membership)
  34. European Parliament archive entry for Ulf Holm (incl. Membership)
  35. European Parliament archive entry for MaLou Lindholm (incl. Membership)
  36. European Parliament archive entry for Inger Schörling (incl. Membership)
  37. "Val till EU-parlamentet 1995" (in Swedish). Lars Alexandersson, Department of Mathematics, Linköping University. Archived from the original on 20 September 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2008.