Seats by political group: 1989-1994 France - Constitutive session

Seats by political group
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
CG 7
S 22
V 8
ARC 1
PPE 6
RDE 13
LDR 13
DR 10
NI 1

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • S - Socialist Group
  • PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group)
  • LDR - Liberal and Democratic Reformist Group
  • ED - European Democratic Group
  • V - The Green Group in the European Parliament
  • GUE - Group for the European United Left
  • RDE - Group of the European Democratic Alliance
  • DR - Technical Group of the European Right
  • CG - Left Unity
  • ARC - Rainbow Group in the European Parliament
  • NI - Non-attached Members

Since 2009, according to Parliament’s rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 25 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

Breakdown by national parties and political groups: 1989-1994 France - Constitutive session

Composition of national seats in the European Parliament, divided into Political Groups and National parties
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
S - Socialist Group 22
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PS Parti Socialiste 18
app. PS Apparenté Parti socialiste 2
MRG Movement des Radicaux de Gauche 1
s.e. Sans étiquette 1
LDR - Liberal and Democratic Reformist Group 13
National parties which are members of this Political Group
UDF Union pour la Démocratie Française 3
PR Parti républicain 5
Rad Parti Radical 2
CNI Centre national des indépendants et paysans 1
UDF-Clubs P. Fédération nationale des clubs Perspectives et Réalités 1
UDF-PSD Parti social-démocrate 1
RDE - Group of the European Democratic Alliance 13
National parties which are members of this Political Group
CNI Centre national des indépendants et paysans 1
RPR Rassemblement pour la République 12
DR - Technical Group of the European Right 10
National parties which are members of this Political Group
FN Front National 10
V - The Green Group in the European Parliament 8
National parties which are members of this Political Group
Les Verts Europe Écologie - Les Verts 8
CG - Left Unity 7
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PCF Parti Communiste Français 7
PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group) 6
National parties which are members of this Political Group
s.e. Sans étiquette 1
CDS Centre des Démocrates Sociaux 4
UDF Union pour la Démocratie Française 1
ARC - Rainbow Group in the European Parliament 1
National parties which are members of this Political Group
Verts - UPC Les Verts - L'Union du peuple corse 1
NI - Non-attached Members 1
National parties which are members of this Political Group
s.e. Sans étiquette 1

Since 2009, according to Parliament’s rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 25 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

02/07/2019 - 16:25
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MEPs' gender balance by year France - Constitutive session

National and European gender balance of MEPs by year
France European Union
Year Women Men Women Men
1979 22% 78% 16% 84%
1984 21% 79% 18% 82%
1989 23% 77% 19% 81%
1994 30% 70% 26% 74%
1999 40% 60% 30% 70%
2004 45% 55% 31% 69%
2009 44% 56% 35% 65%
2014 42% 58% 37% 63%
2019 50% 50% 41% 59%
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Turnout by year France - Final results

National and European turnout by year, in percentage points
Year France European Union
1979 60.71% 61.99%
1984 56.72% 58.98%
1989 48.80% 58.41%
1994 52.71% 56.67%
1999 46.76% 49.51%
2004 42.76% 45.47%
2009 40.63% 42.97%
2014 42.43% 42.61%
2019 50.12% 50.62%
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