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1999 Greece 2009
Greek European Parliament election, 2004
24 seats to the European Parliament
13 June 2004
Majority party Minority party Third party
Kostas Karamanlis.jpg Γεώργιος Παπανδρέου.jpg Aleka Papariga - Crop.jpg
Leader Kostas Karamanlis George Papandreou Aleka Papariga
Party New Democracy (ΝΔ) Panhellenic Socialist Movement (ΠΑΣΟΚ) Communist Party (ΚΚΕ)
Leader since 21 March 1997 8 February 2004 1991
Last election 36.00% 32.91% 8.67%
Seats won 11 8 3
Seat change +2 -1 0
Percentage 43.02% 34.03% 9.48%
Swing +7% +1.1% +.8
Fourth party Fifth party
1993 Georgios Karatzaferis.jpg
Leader Nikos Konstantopoulos Georgios Karatzaferis
Party Coalition of the Left (SYN) Popular Orthodox Rally
Last election 5.16% did not contest
Seats won 1 1
Seat change -1 +1
Percentage 4.19% 4.12%
Swing -1% +4.12%
1984 election
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1994 election
1999 election

The European Parliament election of 2004 in Greece for the election of the delegation from Greece to the European Parliament took place on June 13. The election system used in Greece was a party-list proportional representation with a 3% threshold for any party. The number of seats allocated to Greece was 24.

Results

The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament. The ruling New Democracy party made strong gains, while the opposition Panhellenic Socialist Movement made smaller gains, both at the expense of minor parties. The traditional party, Popular Orthodox Rally contested the election for the first time and elected a Euro Member of Parliament.

Party Leader/Main candidate Votes Seats
No. +− % No. +−
New Democracy Kostas Karamanlis 2,633,961 43.02 +7.0 11 +2
Panhellenic Socialist Movement George Andreas Papandreou 2,083,327 34.03 +1.1 8 −1
Communist Party of Greece Aleka Papariga 580,396 9.48 +0.8 3
Coalition of the Left of Movements and Ecology Nikos Konstantopoulos 254,447 4.16 -1.0 1 -1
Popular Orthodox Rally Georgios Karatzaferis 252,429 4.12 - 1 -
Women for Another Europe Γυναίκες για μια άλλη Ευρώπη Nena Venetsanou 46,565 0.76 - 0 -
Democratic Regional Union Mihalis Haralambidis 44,541 0.73 - 0 -
Ecologists Greens Mihail Tremopoulos 40,873 0.67 - 0 -
Union of Centrists Vassilis Leventis 34,511 0.56 +0 - -
Greek Ecologists Dimosthenis Vergis 32,956 0.54 - - -
Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Greece Iosif Stavridis 21,220 0.35 +0 - -
Hellenic Front Makis Voridis 15,243 0.25 - - -
Democratic Socialist Movement Δημοκρατικό Σοσιαλιστικό Κίνημα (ΔΗΣΟΚ) Emmanouil Kriaras 13,627 0.22 - - -
Radical Left Front Ioannis Aggelis 13,387 0.22 +0 - -
Anti-Capitalist Coalition Stella Alfieri 11,938 0.19 - - -
Militant Socialist Party of Greece Nikolaos Kargopoulos 11,598 0.19 +0 - -
Patriotic Alliance Dimitrios Zaphiropoulos 10,618 0.17 +0 - _
Rainbow Styliani Papadimitrou 6,176 0.10 +0 - -
Vision Όραμα Dimitrios Katsimpras 5,996 0.10 - - -
Organization for the Reconstruction of the Communist Party of Greece Ilias Zafeiropoulos 5,090 0.08 +0 - -
European Confederacy Ευρωπαϊκή Συμπολιτεία, Άμεση Δημοκρατία - Αδέσμευτο Κίνημα Υποστήριξης Ριζοσπαστών (AKYPA) Giorgos Kokkas 3,791 0.06 +0 - -
Alternative Ecologists Konstantinos Yfantis 284 0.00 +0 - -
Hristopistia Efstathios Patsantzis 45 0.0 +0 - -
No. of valid votes 6,122,632 100,00   24 -1
Invalid votes 161,005  
Total 6,283,637
(97,4%)
Registered voters 9,938,863

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