Malta (European Parliament constituency)


In European elections, Malta is a European Parliament constituency, currently represented by six MEPs. It covers the member state of Malta. The electoral system used is single transferable vote.

Malta
European Parliament constituency
Location among the current constituencies
Member stateMalta
Created2004
MEPs5 (2004–2011)
6 (2011–present)
Sources

MEPs

Election MEP
(party)
MEP
(party)
MEP
(party)
MEP
(party)
MEP
(party)
MEP
(party)
2004 John Attard Montalto
(Labour)
Simon Busuttil
(Nationalist)
David Casa
(Nationalist)
Louis Grech
(Labour)
Joseph Muscat
(Labour)
5 Seats
2009 Joseph Cuschieri
(Labour)
Edward Scicluna
(Labour)
2013 Roberta Metsola
(Nationalist)
Marlene Mizzi
(Labour)
Claudette Abela Baldacchino
(Labour)
2014 Miriam Dalli
(Labour)
Alfred Sant
(Labour)
Therese Comodini Cachia
(Nationalist)
2017 Francis Zammit Dimech
(Nationalist)
2019 Josianne Cutajar
(Labour)
Alex Agius Saliba
(Labour)

Current MEPs

As of 2009:

Elected MEPs (5)
  Candidate Party EU Party 1st count 29th count
  Busuttil Simon Busuttil PN EPP 68,782 41,363 41,362
  Casa David Casa PN EPP 6,539 41,362
  Grech Louis Grech PL PES 27,753 40,529
  Scicluna Edward Scicluna PL PES 24,574 39,250
  Attard John Attard Montalto PL PES 12,880 30,129
Next in line for Treaty of Lisbon additional seat (1)
  Cuschieri Joseph Cuschieri PL PES 19,672 29,375

2004–2009

As of October 2007

NameNational PartyEP group
John Attard-MontaltoPartit LaburistaPES
Simon BusuttilPartit NazzjonalistaEPP–ED
David CasaPartit NazzjonalistaEPP–ED
Louis GrechPartit LaburistaPES
Glenn Bedingfield*Partit LaburistaPES

* Replaced Joseph Muscat as the latter was elected as leader of the Malta Labour Party

2004

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

e  d Summary of the results of Malta's 12 June 2004 election to the European Parliament
20042009 →
National party European party Party leader Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Labour Party (MLP) PES Alfred Sant 118,983 48.42
3 / 5
Nationalist Party (PN) EPPED Lawrence Gonzi 97,688 39.76
2 / 5
Democratic Alternative (AD) EGP Arnold Cassola 22,938 9.33
0 / 5
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 6,113 2.49
0 / 5
Valid votes 245,722 98.02
Blank and invalid votes 5,239 1.98
Totals 250,691 100.00
5 / 5
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 304,283 82.39
Source: maltadata.com

2009

e  d Summary of the results of Malta's 6 June 2009 election to the European Parliament
← 200420092014 →
National party European party Main candidate Votes % +/– Seats +/– Seats (post-Lisbon) +/–
Labour Party (MLP) PES 135,917 54.77 6.35
3 / 5
0
4 / 6
1
Nationalist Party (PN) EPP–ED 100,486 39.76 0.73
2 / 5
0
2 / 6
0
Democratic Alternative (AD) EGP 5,802 2.34 6.99
0 / 5
0
0 / 6
0
Imperium Europa 3,637 1.47
0 / 5
0
0 / 6
0
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 2,327 1.66
0 / 5
0
0 / 6
0
Valid votes 248,169 97.69
Blank and invalid votes 5,870 2.31
Totals 254,039 100.00
5 / 5
0
6 / 6
1
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout 322,411 78.79 3.60
Source: Malta Data

2014

e  d Summary of the results of Malta's 25 May 2014 election to the European Parliament
← 200920142019 →
National party European party Leader(s) Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Labour Party (MLP) PES Joseph Muscat 53.39
3 / 6
0
Nationalist Party (PN) EPP–ED Simon Busuttil 40.02
3 / 6
1
Democratic Alternative (AD) EGP Arnold Cassola 2.94
0 / 6
0
Imperium Europa 2.8
0 / 6
0
Others (parties or candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats)
0 / 6
0
Valid votes
Blank and invalid votes
Totals   100.00
6 / 6
1
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout (78.79)
Source: Malta Data

References