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Overseas Territories of France (European Parliament constituency)


Overseas Territories of France (European Parliament constituency)

In European elections, Overseas Territories of France is a constituency of the European Parliament. It consists of the French overseas departments and territories.


According to the provisions of Law No. 2007-224 of 21 February 2007:

The Overseas Territories electoral constituency consists of three sections. Each list in this constituency has at least one candidate per section. [A] decree ... shall allocate seats in the constituency between the three sections. The sections are described as follows:
  1. Atlantic section: Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon;
  2. Indian Ocean section: Mayotte, Réunion;
  3. Pacific section: New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Wallis and Futuna



European Election 2009: Overseas Territories
List Candidates Votes % ±%
UMP Maurice Ponga 103,247 29.69 +4.37
Communist Party of Réunion Élie Hoarau 73,110 21.01 -7.86
PS Patrice Tirolien 70,514 20.26 +1.21
Europe Écologie None 56,502 16.24 +7.61
MoDem None 32,322 9.29 -1.15
Libertas None 10,015 2.88 +2.88
Europe Démocratie Espéranto None 1,537 0.44
CNIP None 225 0.07
Alliance Royale None 127 0.05
Rassemblement pour l'initiative citoyenne None 102 0.03
Independent Ecological Alliance None 95 0.03
Turnout 375,624 22.96


European Election 2004: Overseas Territories
List Candidates Votes % ±%
Communist Party of Réunion Paul Vergès 109,529 28.87
UMP Margie Sudre 96,062 25.32
PS Jean-Claude Fruteau 72,291 19.05
UDF None 39,622 10.44
The Greens None 32,760 8.63
FN None 10,774 2.84
Far-left None 7,421 1.96
Rassemblement des Contribuables Français None 4,013 1.06
Rally for France None 3,119 0.86
Non au racisme None 2,578 0.68
Vivre mieux avec l'Europe None 1,179 0.31
Parti Fédéraliste None 42 0.01
Parti des Socioprofessionnels None 9 0.00
France Unie None 8 0.00
La France d'en bas None 0 0.00
Turnout 379,407 27.77

External links

  • European Election News by European Election Law Association (Eurela)
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