German-speaking electoral college

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German-speaking electoral college
European Parliament constituency
Map of the European Parliament constituencies with German-speaking electoral college highlighted in red
Location among the current constituencies
Shown within Belgium
Member stateBelgium

The German-speaking electoral college (German: Deutschsprachiges Wahlkollegium, French: collège électoral germanophone, Dutch: Duitsalig kiescollege) is a European Parliament constituency in Belgium. It represents the German-speaking regions of Belgium. It was created in 1994.

The German-speaking electoral college is the smallest constituency in the European Parliament by population. It is also the only single-member constituency in the European Parliament and the only one to be elected using first-past-the-post voting (FPTP).

Election results[change | change source]

2019 European Parliament election: German-speaking electoral college
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
CSP Pascal Arimont 14,247 34.94 +4.54
Ecolo 6,675 16.37 -0.26
ProDG 5,360 13.14 -0.12
Partei für Freiheit und Fortschritt 4,684 11.49 -4.55
PS 4,655 11.42 -3.71
Vivant 4,550 11.16 +2.55
DierAnimal 609 1.49 +1.49
Turnout 40,777
CSP hold Swing +4.54

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