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European Parliament election, 1989 (Greece)

Greek European Parliament election, 1989

15 June 1989

24 seats to the European Parliament
  Majority party Minority party
Leader Constantine Mitsotakis Andreas Papandreou
Alliance EPP–ED PES
Last election 38.05% 41.58%
Seats won 10 9
Seat change +1 -1
Percentage 40.45% 35.94%
Swing +2.40% -5.64%

  Third party Fourth party
Leader Charilaos Florakis Costis Stephanopoulos
Party Synaspismos DIANA
Alliance EUL–NGL EDA
Last election Did not contest Did not contest
Seats won 4 1
Seat change +4
Percentage 14.30% 1.37%
1981 election
1984 election

The European Parliament election of 1989 in Greece for the election of the delegation from Greece to the European Parliament took place on June 15. The election system used in Greece was a party-list proportional representation with a 1.30% threshold for any party. The number of seats allocated to Greece was 24.


The Costis Stephanopoulos who had left New Democracy and came in fourth, barely crossing the threshold.

 Summary of the results of Greece's 1989 election to the European Parliament
• •
National party European party Leader(s) Votes % +/– Seats +/–
New Democracy (ND) Constantine Mitsotakis 2,647,215 40.41
10 / 24
1 Increase
Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) Andreas Papandreou 2,352,271 35.96
9 / 24
1 Decrease
Coalition of the Left and Progress (SYN) Charilaos Florakis 936,175 14.31
4 / 24
Democratic Renewal (DIANA) Konstantinos Stephanopoulos 89,469 1.36
1 / 24
National Political Union (EPEN) Chrisanthos Dimitriadis 75,877 1.16
0 / 24
1 Decrease
Alternative Ecologists (OE) 72,369 1.11
0 / 24
Democratic Ecological Movement Dimitris Kollatos 67,998 1.04
0 / 24
Others (parties and candidates that won less than 1% of the vote and no seats) 303,295 4.37
0 / 24
0 Steady
Valid votes
Blank and invalid votes
Totals ' 100.00
24 / 24
0 Steady
Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout


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