Cyprus (European Parliament constituency)


Cyprus is a European Parliament constituency for elections in the European Union covering the member state of Cyprus. It is currently represented by six Members of the European Parliament.

Cyprus
European Parliament constituency
Location among the current constituencies
Member stateCyprus
Created2004
MEPs6 (2004)
Sources

Members of the European Parliament


Election MEP
(party)
MEP
(party)
MEP
(party)
MEP
(party)
MEP
(party)
MEP
(party)
2004 Marios Matsakis
(DIKO)
Panayiotis Demetriou
(DISY)
Ioannis Kasoulides
(DISY)
Yiannakis Matsis
(EvroDi)
Adamos Adamou
(AKEL)
Kyriacos Triantaphyllides
(AKEL)
2009 Antigoni Papadopoulou
(DIKO)
Eleni Theocharous
(DISY) (Later defected to the Solidarity Movement)
Kyriakos Mavronikolas
(EDEK)
Takis Hadjigeorgiou
(AKEL)
2012 Sophocles Sophocleous
(EDEK)
2013 Andreas Pitsillides
(DISY)
2014 Costas Mavrides
(DIKO)
Lefteris Christoforou
(DISY)
Dimitris Papadakis
(EDEK)
Neoklis Sylikiotis
(AKEL)
2019 Loucas Fourlas
(DISY)
Niyazi Kızılyürek
(AKEL)
Yiorgos Georgiou
(AKEL)[1]

Elections


2004

The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament. However, as Cyprus had only joined the European Union earlier that month, it was the first election European election held in that state. The election took place on 13 June, 2014.

The number of registered voters was 483,311 – out of which 503 were Turkish Cypriots and 2054 EU nationals – while the total number of people who voted was 350.387 or 72.50% of the registered voters. The number of polling stations was 1077, allocated to each polling district in the following manner: Nicosia 416, Limassol 323, Famagusta (free area) 50, Larnaca 169 and Paphos 119.

The six seats were contested by 59 candidates, belonging to parties or party coalitions or running as individuals. The conservative Democratic Rally and the left-wing Progressive Party of Working People (AKEL) achieved the largest shares of the vote.

2009

The 2009 European election was the seventh election to the European Parliament and the second for Cyprus.

2014

The 2014 European election was the eighth election to the European Parliament and the third for Cyprus.

2019

The 2019 European election was the ninth election to the European Parliament and the fourth for Cyprus.

References


  1. Marathovouniotis, Stelios. "The CVs of the six MEPs heading to the European Parliament". In-Cyprus.com. in-cyprus. Retrieved 27 May 2019.