[European elections 2014 in Germany: Results] Germany’s centre-right wins election, Eurosceptics near 7%

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Series Details 25.05.14
Publication Date 25/05/2014
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Without the 3% electoral threshold, 14 German parties got a seat in the European Parliament after the election on the 25 May 2014. The centre-right coalition got around 35% of the votes, while the centre-left SPD got 27%.

Compared to the previous European elections in 2009, voter participation in Germany has increased by more than 4%.

Source Link http://www.euractiv.com/sections/eu-elections-2014/germanys-centre-right-wins-election-eurosceptics-near-7-302378
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ESO: Background information: European Parliament - Election, 22 - 25 May 2014. Results http://www.europeansources.info/record/european-parliament-election-22-25-may-2014-results/
ESO: Background information: German court boosts small parties' chances in European Parliament [Germany and the European elections 2014] http://www.europeansources.info/record/german-court-boosts-small-parties-chances-in-european-parliament-germany-and-the-european-elections-2014/
EurActiv, 26.05.14: German left blames CDU for populist surge http://www.euractiv.com/sections/eu-elections-2014/german-left-blames-cdu-populist-surge-302382
EurActiv, 28.05.14: Germany's Eurosceptic AfD seeks allies after election success http://www.euractiv.com/sections/eu-elections-2014/germanys-eurosceptic-afd-seeks-allies-after-election-success-302458

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