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European Parliament election 2009 results

Elections were held on Thursday 4th June 2009, to choose the UK's 72 Members of the European Parliament. Elections are held every five years. Due to enlargement of the EU the number of MEPs from the United Kingdom has been reduced from 78 to 72. UK voter turnout was 34.7%, down from 38.5% at the 2004 election.

Chart showing number of Euro MPs elected for each UK party 2009
Conservative  25 (+1)
UK Independence  13 (+1)
Labour  13 (–5)
Liberal Democrat  11 (+1)
Green  2
British National Party  2 (+2)
Scottish National  2
Plaid Cymru  1
Democratic Unionist  1
Sinn Fein  1
UCUNF  1


Table showing UK results (excluding Northern Ireland) for the 2009 EU election
  Party Votes Votes % Vote +/− % MEPs +/−
  Conservative 4,198,394 27.7 +1.0 25 +1
  UK Independence Party 2,498,226 16.5 +0.3 13 +1
  Labour 2,381,760 15.7 −6.9 13 −5
  Liberal Democrats 2,080,613 13.7 −1.2 11 +1
  Green Party 1,303,745 8.6 +2.4 2 0
  British National Party 943,598 6.2 +1.3 2 +2
  Scottish National Party 321,007 2.1 +0.7 2 0
  Plaid Cymru 126,702 0.8 −0.1 1 0
  English Democrat 279,801 1.8 +1.1 0 0
  Christian Party−Christian Peoples Alliance 249,493 1.6 +1.6 0 0
  Socialist Labour Party 173,115 1.1 +1.1 0 0
  No2EU 153,236 1.0 +1.0 0 0
  Jury Team 78,569 0.5 +0.5 0 0
  United Kingdom First 74,007 0.5 +0.5 0 0
  Libertas 73,544 0.5 +0.5 0 0
  Independent − Jan Jananayagam 50,014 0.3 +0.3 0 0
  Pensioners Party 37,785 0.2 +0.0 0 0
  Mebyon Kernow 14,922 0.1 +0.1 0 0
  Animals Count 13,201 0.1 +0.1 0 0
  Scottish Socialist Party 10,404 0.1 −0.3 0 0
  Independent – Duncan Robertson 10,189 0.1 +0.1 0 0
  Independent – Peter Rigby 9,916 0.1 +0.1 0 0
  The Peace Party 9,534 0.1 +0.0 0 0
  Independent – Katie Hopkins 8,971 0.1 +0.1 0 0
  Fair Play Fair Trade Party 7,151 0.0 +0.0 0 0
  The Roman Party 5,450 0.0 +0.0 0 0
  Independent – Steven Cheung 4,918 0.0 +0.0 0 0
  Socialist Party of Great Britain 4,050 0.0 +0.0 0 0
  Independent – Francis Apaloo 3,621 0.0 +0.0 0 0
  Yes 2 Europe 3,384 0.0 +0.0 0 0
  Independent – Sohale Rahman 3,248 0.0 +0.0 0 0
  Independent – Gene Alcantara 1,972 0.0 +0.0 0 0
  Independent – Haroon Saad 1,603 0.0 +0.0 0 0
  Wai D 789 0.0 +0.0 0 0

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