Seats by political group: 1994-1999 France - Constitutive session

Seats by political group
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
GUE 7
PSE 15
ARE 13
ELDR 1
PPE 13
RDE 14
EDN 13
NI 11

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • PSE - Group of the Party of European Socialists
  • PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group)
  • ELDR - Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party
  • GUE - Confederal Group of the European United Left
  • FE - Forza Europa Group
  • RDE - Group of the European Democratic Alliance
  • V - The Green Group in the European Parliament
  • ARE - Group of the European Radical Alliance
  • EDN - Europe of Nations Group (Coordination Group)
  • 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: 1994-1999 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
PSE - Group of the Party of European Socialists 15
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PS Parti Socialiste 14
app. PS Apparenté Parti socialiste 1
RDE - Group of the European Democratic Alliance 14
National parties which are members of this Political Group
RPR Rassemblement pour la République 14
PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group) 13
National parties which are members of this Political Group
UDF-PR Parti républicain 4
UDF-CDS Centre des démocrates sociaux 4
UDF-Clubs Fédération nationale des clubs Perspectives et Réalités 2
UDF-AD UDF Adhérents Directs 1
UDF-Rad. Parti Radical 1
PSD Parti social-démocrate 1
ARE - Group of the European Radical Alliance 13
National parties which are members of this Political Group
MRG Movement des Radicaux de Gauche 7
Energie Rad. Énergie Radicale 6
EDN - Europe of Nations Group (Coordination Group) 13
National parties which are members of this Political Group
UDF-PR Parti républicain 1
RPR Rassemblement pour la République 1
L'autre EU Majorité pour l'Autre Europe 11
GUE - Confederal Group of the European United Left 7
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PCF Parti Communiste Français 7
ELDR - Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party 1
National parties which are members of this Political Group
UDF-Rad. Parti Radical 1
NI - Non-attached Members 11
National parties which are members of this Political Group
FN Front National 11

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.

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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% 50.66%
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