54 seats to the European Parliament
Elections to the European Parliament were held in Poland on 13 June 2004. 20.87% of eligible citizens voted; of these, 97.33% of the votes cast were valid. The elections resulted in a heavy defeat for the governing Alliance of the Democratic Left and Labor Union parties, although the very low turnout makes a direct comparison with national election results difficult. As expected the most successful party was the Civic Platform. Second place was taken by the strongly anti-EU League of Polish Families.
The radical populist Self-Defense of the Polish Republic, which some opinion polls had predicted would come second, came fourth after the Law and Justice party. The election results were a success for Social Democracy of Poland, which managed to cross the required 5% threshold, and the Freedom Union, which got over twice the expected percentage of votes.
Registered voters: 29,986,109
Votes cast: 6,265,062 (20.9%)
Invalid votes: 173,531 (2.8%)
Valid votes: 6,091,531 (97.2%)
|2004 • 2009 • 2014 • 2019|
|National party||European party||Votes||%||+/–||Seats||+/–|
|Civic Platform (PO)||EPP||1,467,775||24.10||—|
15 / 54
|League of Polish Families (LPR)||AEN||969,689||15.92||—|
10 / 54
|Law and Justice (PiS)||AEN||771,858||12.67||—|
7 / 54
|Self-Defense of the Republic of Poland (SoRP)||AEN + PES||656,782||10.78||—|
6 / 54
|Democratic Left Alliance – Labor Union (SLD–UP)||PES||561,311||9.35||—|
5 / 54
|Freedom Union (UW)||ALDE||446,549||7.33||—|
4 / 54
|People's Party (PSL)||EPP||386,340||6.34||—|
4 / 54
|Social Democracy (SDPL)||PES||324,707||5.33||—|
3 / 54
|Real Politics Union (UPR)||113,675||1.87||—||0||—|
|National Electoral Committee (NKWW)||94,867||1.56||—||0||—|
|Polish Initiative (IdP)||88,565||1.45||—||0||—|
|Blank and invalid votes||167,019||2.67|
|Electorate (eligible voters) and voter turnout||29,986,109||20.87||—|
|Election results||24.1%||15.9%||12.7%||10.8%||9.3%||7.3%||6.3%||5.3%||8.3%||8.2% over LPR|
|PBS||28%||15%||12%||14%||11%||5%||6%||4%||5%||13% over LPR|
|TNS OBOP||28.7%||15.1%||10.9%||14.4%||10.5%||5.3%||6.2%||4.1%||4.8%||13.6% over LPR|
|CBOS||31%||8%||14%||16%||10%||3%||4%||5%||9%||15% over SRP|
|PBS||30%||11%||11%||18%||8%||5%||7%||4%||6%||12% over SRP|
|TNS OBOP||27%||13%||6%||16%||6%||4%||4%||–||24%||11% over SRP|
|Ipsos||27%||12.6%||16.5%||16.5%||4.6%||3.8%||3.4%||5%||10.6%||10.5% over SRP/PiS|
|Pentor||26%||11%||12%||23%||8%||3%||6%||6%||5%||3% over SRP|
|Primary election||21.1%||6.9%||8.4%||18.4%||11.3%||7.3%||3.9%||9%||13.7%||2.7% over SRP|
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