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Press release no. 30/2014 of June 20, 2014

Final result

WIESBADEN – The Federal Returning Officer reports that, at its meeting on 20 June 2014, the Federal Electoral Committee determined the final result of the 2014 European Election for the Federal Republic of Germany.

With a voter participation of 48.1 % (2009: 43.3 %), the parties obtained the following shares in the total number of valid votes cast:

CDU 30.0 % (2009: 30.7 %),
SPD 27.3 % (2009: 20.8 %),
GRÜNE 10.7 % (2009: 12.1 %),
FDP 3.4 % (2009: 11.0 %),
DIE LINKE 7.4 % (2009: 7.5 %),
CSU 5.3 % (2009: 7.2 %),
FREIE WÄHLER 1.5 % (2009: 1.7 %),
REP 0.4 % (2009: 1.3 %),
Tierschutzpartei 1.2 % (2009: 1.1 %),
FAMILIE 0.7 % (2009: 1.0 %),
PIRATEN 1.4 % (2009: 0.9 %),
ÖDP 0.6 % (2009: 0.5 %),
PBC 0.2 % (2009: 0.3 %),
Volksabstimmung 0.3 % (2009: 0.3 %),
BP 0.2 % (2009: 0.2 %),
CM 0.1 % (2009: 0.2 %),
AUF 0.2 % (2009: 0.1 %),
DKP 0.1 % (2009: 0.1 %),
BüSo 0.0 % (2009: 0.0 %),
PSG 0.0 % (2009: 0.0 %),
AfD 7.1 % (2009: keine Teilnahme),
PRO NRW 0.2 % (2009: keine Teilnahme),
MLPD 0.1 % (2009: keine Teilnahme),
NPD 1.0 % (2009: keine Teilnahme),
Die PARTEI 0.6 % (2009: keine Teilnahme).

In the 2014 European Election, the share of invalid votes was 1.6 % (2009: 2.2 %).

Of the total of 751 seats in the European Parliament, the Federal Republic of Germany accounts for 96 seats. According to the official final result, the following parties and other political associations will be represented in the 8th European Parliament with the numbers of seats shown below.

CDU 29 seats (2009: 34 seats)
SPD 27 seats (2009: 23 seats)
GRÜNE 11 seats (2009: 14 seats)
FDP 3 seats (2009: 12 seats)
DIE LINKE 7 seats (2009: 8 seats)
CSU 5 seats (2009: 8 seats)
FREIE WÄHLER 1 seat (2009: no seat)
Tierschutzpartei 1 seat (2009: no seat)
FAMILIE 1 seat (2009: no seat)
PIRATEN 1 seat (2009: no seat)
ÖDP 1 seat (2009: no seat)
AfD 7 seats (2009: no participation)
NPD 1 seat (2009: no participation)
Die PARTEI 1 seat (2009: no participation)

Hence no changes occurred when compared with the provisional result of the 2014 European Election.

The final results of the 2014 European Election for the Federation, the 16 Länder and the 402 towns not attached to an administrative district and rural districts are available on the website of the Federal Returning Officer.

The results are also documented in issue no. 3 (Endgültige Ergebnisse nach kreisfreien Städten und Landkreisen), which is a publication of the Federal Returning Officer on the 2014 European Election. This publication is available for free PDF download at www.bundeswahlleiter.de → European Parliament election 2014 → Publications.

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