Luxembourg (European Parliament constituency)


For elections in the European Union, Luxembourg is a constituency of the European Parliament, currently represented by six MEPs. It covers the member state of Luxembourg and uses the D'Hondt method.

Luxembourg
European Parliament constituency
Location among the current constituencies
Member stateLuxembourg
Created1979
MEPs6 (2004)
Sources

Returned members


Note on European parties: the Christian Social People's Party (CSV) is a member of the centre-right European People's Party, the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party is a member of the centre-left Party of European Socialists (sitting with S&D) and the Democratic Party (DP) is a member of the centrist European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party (sitting with ALDE).

MEPs for Luxembourg, 1979 onwards
Term MEP
party
MEP
party
MEP
party
MEP
party
MEP
party
MEP
party
1979 (first) Colette Flesch
DP
Jean Hamilius
DP
Victor Abens
LSAP
Marc Fischbach
CSV
Jean Spautz
CSV
Nicolas Estgen
CSV
Marcelle Lentz-Cornette
CSV
1984 (second) Lydie Schmit
LSAP
Ernest Mühlen
CSV
Joseph Wohlfart
LSAP
1989 (third) Ben Fayot
LSAP
Robert Krieps
LSAP
Astrid Lulling
CSV
Viviane Reding
CSV
Lydie Polfer
DP
Marcel Schlechter
LSAP
1994 (fourth) Charles Goerens
DP
Jup Weber
Greens
1999 (fifth) Colette Flesch
DP
Robert Goebbels
LSAP
Jacques Poos
LSAP
Jacques Santer
CSV
Claude Turmes
Greens
2004 (sixth) Lydie Polfer
DP
Jean Spautz
CSV
Erna Hennicot-Schoepges
CSV
2009 (seventh) Charles Goerens
DP
Frank Engel
CSV
Georges Bach
CSV
2014 (eighth) Mady Delvaux-Stehres
LSAP
Viviane Reding
CSV
2019 (ninth) Nicolas Schmit
LSAP
Christophe Hansen
CSV
Isabel Wiseler-Santos Lima
CSV
Monica Semedo
DP
Tilly Metz
Greens

1979


The 1979 European election was the first direct election to be held to the European Parliament, and hence the first time Luxembourg voted for their MEPs.

PartyVotes%Seats
Christian Social People's Party352,29636.133
Democratic Party274,30728.132
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party211,10621.651
Social Democratic Party68,2897.000
Communist Party of Luxembourg48,8135.010
Alternative List9,4850.970
Liberal Party5,6100.580
Revolutionary Socialist Party5,0850.520
Total974,991100.006
Valid votes170,75990.28
Invalid/blank votes18,3829.72
Total votes189,141100.00
Registered voters/turnout212,74088.91
Source: Public.lu

1984


The 1984 European election was the second election to the European Parliament.

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Christian Social People's Party345,58634.9030
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party296,38229.932+1
Democratic Party218,48122.071–1
The Greens60,1526.080New
Communist Party of Luxembourg40,3954.0800
Independent Socialist Party25,3552.560New
Revolutionary Communist Legaue3,7910.3800
Total990,142100.0060
Valid votes173,88890.75
Invalid/blank votes17,7149.25
Total votes191,602100.00
Registered voters/turnout215,79288.79
Source: Public.lu

1989


The 1989 European election was the third election to the European Parliament.

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Christian Social People's Party346,62134.8730
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party252,92025.4520
Democratic Party198,25419.9510
Green List Ecological Initiative61,0546.140New
Communist Party of Luxembourg46,7914.7100
The Green Alternative42,9264.3200
National Movement28,8672.900New
Green Alternative Alliance8,5770.860New
RSP Against Racism and Facism6,0530.610New
Why Not?1,8760.190New
Total993,939100.0060
Valid votes174,47291.18
Invalid/blank votes16,8708.82
Total votes191,342100.00
Registered voters/turnout218,94087.39
Source: Public.lu

1994


The 1994 European election was the fourth election to the European Parliament.

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Christian Social People's Party319,46231.502–1
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party251,50024.8020
Democratic Party190,97718.8310
The Greens110,88810.931+1
Action Committee for Democracy and Pensions Justice70,4706.950New
National Movement24,1412.3800
Communist Party of Luxembourg16,5591.6300
Group for the Sovereignty of Luxembourg12,0911.190New
New Left9,4210.930New
Neutral and Independent Human Rights Party8,7650.860New
Total1,014,274100.0060
Valid votes178,64390.06
Invalid/blank votes19,7279.94
Total votes198,370100.00
Registered voters/turnout224,03188.55
Source: Government of Luxembourg

1999


The 1999 European election was the fifth election to the European Parliament and was held in Luxembourg on 13 June. Astrid Lulling and Jacques Santer (former Commission President) were elected for the Christian Social People's Party (European People's Party), Colette Flesch for the Democratic Party (European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party) and Robert Goebbels and Jacques Poos for the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party (Party of European Socialists).

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Christian Social People's Party321,02131.6720
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party239,04823.5820
Democratic Party207,37920.4610
The Greens108,51410.7010
Action Committee for Democracy and Pensions Justice91,1188.9900
The Left28,1302.7700
Green and Liberal Alliance18,5731.830New
Total1,013,783100.0060
Valid votes184,83891.33
Invalid/blank votes17,5468.67
Total votes202,384100.00
Registered voters/turnout233,60286.64
Source: Parlgov

2004


The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament and was held in Luxembourg on 13 June. The ruling Christian Social People's Party polled strongly, while the opposition Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party lost ground.

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Christian Social People's Party404,82337.143+1
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party240,48422.061–1
The Greens163,75415.0210
Democratic Party162,06414.8710
Alternative Democratic Reform Party87,6668.0400
The Left18,3451.6800
Communist Party of Luxembourg12,8001.170New
Total1,089,936100.0060
Valid votes192,18591.65
Invalid/blank votes17,5048.35
Total votes209,689100.00
Registered voters/turnout229,55091.35
Source: Public.lu

2009


The 2009 European election was the seventh election to the European Parliament and was held in Luxembourg on 7 June.

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Christian Social People's Party353,09431.3630
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party219,34919.4810
Democratic Party210,10718.6610
The Greens189,52316.8310
Alternative Democratic Reform Party83,1687.3900
The Left37,9293.3700
Communist Party of Luxembourg17,3041.5400
Citizens' List15,5581.380New
Total1,126,032100.0060
Valid votes198,36490.82
Invalid/blank votes20,0599.18
Total votes218,423100.00
Registered voters/turnout240,66990.76
Source: Public.lu

2014


The 2014 European election was the eighth election to the European Parliament and was held in Luxembourg on 25 May.

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Christian Social People's Party441,57837.6630
The Greens176,07315.0210
Democratic Party173,25514.7810
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party137,50411.7310
Alternative Democratic Reform Party88,2987.5300
The Left67,5445.7600
Pirate Party Luxembourg49,5534.230New
Party for Full Democracy21,3031.820New
Communist Party of Luxembourg17,5061.4900
Total1,172,614100.0060
Valid votes203,77290.08
Invalid/blank votes22,4469.92
Total votes226,218100.00
Registered voters/turnout264,43385.55
Source: Public.lu

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