Northern Ireland (European Parliament constituency)

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Northern Ireland is a constituency of the European Parliament. The Northern Ireland Members of the European Parliament are chosen using Single Transferable Vote. The constituency is all of Northern Ireland.

Members of the European Parliament[change | edit source]

Year Party Member Party Member Party Member
1979 Ian Paisley Democratic Unionist John Hume Social Democratic and Labour John Taylor Ulster Unionist
1989 Jim Nicholson Ulster Unionist
2004 Jim Allister Democratic Unionist Bairbre de Brún Sinn Féin
2007 Traditional Unionist Voice

Election results[change | edit source]

European Parliament election 2004: Northern Ireland [1]
Party Candidate(s) Seats Loss/Gain First Preference Votes
Number  % of vote
Democratic Unionist Jim Allister 1 0 175,761 31.9
Sinn Féin Bairbre de Brun 1 +1 144,541 26.3
Ulster Unionist Jim Nicholson 1 0 91,164 16.6
Social Democratic and Labour Martin Morgan 0 -1 87,559 15.9
Independent John Gilliland 0 0 36,270 6.6
Socialist Environmental Eamon McCann 0 0 9,172 1.6
Green Party Lindsay Whitcroft 0 0 4,810 0.9
Turnout 51.7
European Parliament election 1999: Northern Ireland [2]
Party Candidate(s) Seats Loss/Gain First Preference Votes
Number  % of vote
Democratic Unionist Ian Paisley 1 0 192,762 28.4
Social Democratic and Labour John Hume 1 0 190,731 28.1
Ulster Unionist Jim Nicholson 1 0 119,507 17.6
Sinn Féin Mitchel McLaughlin 0 0 117,643 17.3
Progressive Unionist David Ervine 0 0 22,494 3.31
UK Unionist Robert McCartney 0 0 20,283 2.98
Alliance Sean Neeson 0 0 14,391 2.12
Natural Law James Anderson 0 0 998 0.15
Turnout 678,809
European Parliament election 1994: Northern Ireland [3]
Party Candidate(s) Seats Loss/Gain First Preference Votes
Number  % of vote
Democratic Unionist Ian Paisley 1 0 163,246 29.2
Social Democratic and Labour John Hume 1 0 161,992 28.9
Ulster Unionist Jim Nicholson 1 0 133,459 23.8
Sinn Féin Tom Hartley
Dodie McGuinness
Francie Molloy
0 0 55,215 9.9
Alliance Mary Clark-Glass 0 0 23,157 4.1
Ulster Independence Hugh Ross 0 0 7,858 1.4
Conservative Myrtle Boal 0 0 5,583 1.0
Workers' Party John Lowry 0 0 2,543 0.5
Labour (NI) Niall Cusack 0 0 2,464 0.4
Natural Law James Anderson
Susannah Thompson
Michael Kennedy
0 0 2,291 0.4
Peace Coalition June Campion 0 0 1,088 0.2
Independent Ulster David Kerr 0 0 579 0.1
Constitutional Independent NI Robert Mooney 0 0 400 0.1
Turnout 559,867
European Parliament election 1989: Northern Ireland [4]
Party Candidate(s) Seats Loss/Gain First Preference Votes
Number  % of vote
Democratic Unionist Ian Paisley 1 0 160,110 30
Social Democratic and Labour John Hume 1 0 136,335 25
Ulster Unionist Jim Nicholson 1 0 118,785 22
Sinn Féin Danny Morrison 0 0 48,914 9
Alliance John Alderdice 0 0 27,905 5
Conservative Myrtle Boal 0 0 25,789 5
Green Malcolm Samuel 0 0 6,569 1
Workers' Party Seamus Lynch 0 0 5,590 1
Labour Representation Mark Langhammer 0 0 3,540 0
Labour '87 Brian Caul 0 0 1,274 0
Turnout 534,811
European Parliament election 1984: Northern Ireland [5]
Party Candidate(s) Seats Loss/Gain First Preference Votes
Number  % of vote
Democratic Unionist Ian Paisley 1 0 230,251 33.6
Social Democratic and Labour John Hume 1 0 151,399 22.1
Ulster Unionist John Taylor 1 0 147,169 21.5
Sinn Féin Danny Morrison 0 0 91,476 13.3
Alliance David Cook 0 0 34,046 5.0
Ulster Popular Unionist James Kilfedder 0 0 20,092 2.9
Workers' Party Seamus Lynch 0 0 8,712 1.3
Ecology Colin McGuigan 0 0 2,172 0.3
Turnout 685,317
European Parliament election 1979: Northern Ireland [6]
Party Candidate(s) Seats Loss/Gain First Preference Votes
Number  % of vote
Democratic Unionist Ian Paisley 1 N/A 170,688 29.8
Social Democratic and Labour John Hume 1 N/A 140,622 25.5
Ulster Unionist John Taylor
Harry West
1 N/A 125,169 21.9
Alliance Oliver Napier 0 N/A 39,026 6.8
Independent Unionist James Kilfedder 0 N/A 38,198 6.7
Independent Bernadette McAliskey 0 N/A 33,969 5.9
United Community David Bleakley 0 N/A 9,383 1.6
United Labour Paddy Devlin 0 N/A 6,122 1.1
Workers' Party Brian Brennan
Francis Donnelly
0 N/A 4,418 0.8
Unionist Party NI Eddie Cummings 0 N/A 3,712 0.6
Liberal James Murray 0 N/A 932 0.2
Turnout 572,239

References[change | edit source]

  1. The 2004 European Election, Northern Ireland Elections
  2. The 1999 European Election, Northern Ireland Elections
  3. The 1994 European Election, Northern Ireland Elections
  4. The 1989 European Election, Northern Ireland Elections
  5. The 1984 European Election, Northern Ireland Elections
  6. The 1979 European Election, Northern Ireland Elections