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

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Total seats

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

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
PSE 15
PPE 13
ELDR 1
GUE 7
RDE 14
ARE 13
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

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 - 1994-1999 France - Constitutive session

Composition of national seats in the European Parliament, divided into Political Groups and National parties
National Parties
PSE
PPE
ELDR
GUE
FE
RDE
V
ARE
EDN
NI
Seats
RPR 15
PS 14
FN 11
L'autre EU 11
MRG 7
PCF 7
Energie Rad. 6
UDF-PR 5
UDF-CDS 4
UDF-Clubs 2
UDF-Rad. 2
PSD 1
UDF-AD 1
app. PS 1
Other parties 0
15 13 1 7 0 14 0 13 13 11 87

National Parties

  • RPR - Rassemblement pour la République
  • PS - Parti Socialiste
  • FN - Front National
  • L'autre EU - Majorité pour l'Autre Europe
  • MRG - Movement des Radicaux de Gauche
  • PCF - Parti Communiste Français
  • Energie Rad. - Énergie Radicale
  • UDF-PR - Parti républicain
  • UDF-CDS - Centre des démocrates sociaux
  • UDF-Clubs - Fédération nationale des clubs Perspectives et Réalités
  • UDF-Rad. - Parti Radical
  • PSD - Parti social-démocrate
  • UDF-AD - UDF Adhérents Directs
  • app. PS - Apparenté Parti socialiste
  • Other parties - Other parties

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

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
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

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