2004 European Parliament election in Sweden


The European Parliament election of 2004 in Sweden was the election of MEP representing Sweden constituency for the 2004-2009 term of the European Parliament. It was part of the wider 2004 European election. The vote took place on June 13. The ruling Social Democrats polled poorly, but virtually all the established parties lost ground to the eurosceptic June List.

European Parliament election in Sweden, 2004

 1999 13 June 2004 2009 

19 seats to the European Parliament
Turnout37.85% ( 0.99 pp)
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Inger Segelström Gunnar Hökmark Nils Lundgren
Party Social Democratic Moderate June List
Alliance PES EPP EUD
Last election 6 seats, 25.99% 5 seats, 20.75% new
Seats won 5 4 3
Seat change 1 1 3
Popular vote 616,963 458,398 363,472
Percentage 24.56% 18.25% 14.47%
Swing 1.43% 2.50% new

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Leader Jonas Sjöstedt Cecilia Malmström Lena Ek
Party Left Liberals Centre
Alliance NGLA ALDE ALDE
Last election 3 seats, 15.82% 3 seats, 13.85% 1 seat, 5.99%
Seats won 2 2 1
Seat change 1 1 0
Popular vote 321,344 247,750 157,258
Percentage 12.79% 9.86% 6.26%
Swing 3.03% 3.99% 0.27%

  Seventh party Eighth party
 
Leader Carl Schlyter Anders Wijkman
Party Green Christian Democrats
Alliance Greens/EFA EPP
Last election 2 seats, 9.49% 2 seats, 7.64%
Seats won 1 1
Seat change 1 1
Popular vote 149,603 142,704
Percentage 5.96% 5.68%
Swing 3.53% 1.96%

Results


The map shows which European party group received the most votes in each municipality
e  d Summary of the results of Sweden's 13 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
← 199920042009 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes  % +/– Seats +/–
  Social Democratic Party (S) PES Inger Segelström 616,963 24.56 1.43
5 / 19
1
  Moderate Party (M) EPP Gunnar Hökmark 458,398 18.25 2.50
4 / 19
1
  June List (JL) EUD Nils Lundgren 363,472 14.47 new
3 / 19
3
  Left Party (V) NGLA Jonas Sjöstedt 321,344 12.79 3.03
2 / 19
1
  Liberal People's Party (FP) ELDR Cecilia Malmström 247,750 9.86 3.99
2 / 19
1
  Centre Party (C) ELDR Lena Ek 157,258 6.26 0.27
1 / 19
0
  Green Party (MP) EGP Carl Schlyter 149,603 5.96 3.53
1 / 19
1
  Christian Democrats (KD) EPP Anders Wijkman 142,704 5.68 1.96
1 / 19
1
  Sweden Democrats (SD) None Sten Andersson 28,303 1.13 0.8
0 / 19
0
Others (parties that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats)
0 / 19
0
Valid votes 2,512,069
Blank and invalid votes 72,395
Totals 2,584,464 100.00
19 / 19
3
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 6,827,870 37.85 0.99
Source: Official results

The Insight Party, Struggle of the Union Citizens, International Integration Party, Vision Europe Party, International Integration Party, Republicans right and all the various lists of Bosse Persson had only one candidate on their lists. The Communist League had 4 candidates, but only got 2 votes.