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

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Total seats

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

According to Parliament's rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 23 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

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

According to Parliament's rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 23 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

Source: European Parliament

Breakdown of 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
National Parties
S
PPE
LDR
ED
V
GUE
RDE
DR
CG
ARC
NI
Seats
PS 18
RPR 12
FN 10
Les Verts 8
PCF 7
PR 5
CDS 4
UDF 4
s.e. 3
CNI 2
Rad 2
app. PS 2
MRG 1
UDF-Clubs P. 1
UDF-PSD 1
Verts - UPC 1
Other parties 0
22 6 13 0 8 0 13 10 7 1 1 81

National Parties

  • PS - Parti Socialiste
  • RPR - Rassemblement pour la République
  • FN - Front National
  • Les Verts - Europe Écologie - Les Verts
  • PCF - Parti Communiste Français
  • PR - Parti républicain
  • CDS - Centre des Démocrates Sociaux
  • UDF - Union pour la Démocratie Française
  • s.e. - Sans étiquette
  • CNI - Centre national des indépendants et paysans
  • Rad - Parti Radical
  • app. PS - Apparenté Parti socialiste
  • MRG - Movement des Radicaux de Gauche
  • UDF-Clubs P. - Fédération nationale des clubs Perspectives et Réalités
  • UDF-PSD - Parti social-démocrate
  • Verts - UPC - Les Verts - L'Union du peuple corse
  • Other parties - Other parties

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

According to Parliament's rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 23 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

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

According to Parliament's rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 23 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

Source: European Parliament

MEPs' gender balance by year France - Constitutive session

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National and European gender balance of MEPs by year
France European Union EU
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%

Source: European Parliament

Turnout by year France - Final results

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National and European turnout by year, in percentage points
Year FR- France EU - 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%

Source: European Parliament