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European elections, 23 - 26 May 2019, country sheet: Denmark

· Official EE19 website

https://elections.oim.dk/ep-elections/

· Other elections/referenda held the same day

None (but national elections 5 June 2019)

· Number of MEPs before/after Brexit

13/14

· Current government

Venstre (ALDE), Det Konservative Folkeparti (EPP) & Liberal Alliance since November 2016


ELECTORAL RULES


· Obligatory vote

no

· Number of constituencies

1

· Preferential vote

yes

· Postal vote

yes

· Advanced vote

yes

· Threshold to get elected

0 %

· Day of EE19

Sunday, 26 May

· Opening time of polling stations

09.00 CET

· Closing time of polling stations

20.00 CET

· Exit polls

20.00 CET (national TV DR & TV2)

· Official announcement of first results

· Provisional final results expected

27 May, during the day


VOTERS


· Total

4 235 507 (including 16 445 EU citizens) (10 May 2019)

· Minimum age

18

· Average age

N/A


CANDIDATES


· Lists (total)

10

· Candidates (total)

135

· Female candidates %

39 %

· Legal minimum age

18

· Lead candidates per list or party (affiliation)
(In bold those represented in outgoing ep)

Socialdemokratiet (S&D) - Jeppe Kofod

Radikale Venstre (ALDE) - Morten Helveg Petersen

Socialistisk Folkeparti (Greens/EFA) - Margrete Auken

Folkebevaegelsen mod EU (GUE/NGL) - Rina Ronja Kari

Venstre (ALDE) - Morten Løkkegaard

Det Konservative Folkeparti (EPP) - Pernille Weiss

Liberal Alliance - Mette Bock

Dansk Folkeparti (ECR) - Peter Kofod

Enhedslisten - Nikolaj Villumsen

Alternativet - Rasmus Nordqvist

· MEPs re-running
(in bold lead candidate of list)

Jeppe Kofod (Socialdemokratiet/S&D)

Morten Helveg Petersen (Radikale Venstre/ALDE)

Margrete Auken (Socialistisk Folkeparti/Greens/EFA)

Rina Ronja Kari (Folkebevaegelsen mod EU /GUE/NGL)

Morten Løkkegaard (Venstre/ALDE)

Christel Schaldemose (Socialdemokratiet/ S&D)

Anders Primdahl Vistesen (Dansk Folkeparti/ECR)

RESULTS 2014


MEPs

% votes

Dansk Folkeparti

4

26.60 %

Socialdemokratiet

3

19.10 %

Venstre

2

16.70 %

Socialistisk Folkeparti

1

11.00 %

De Konservative

1

9.10 %

Folkebevaegelsen mod EU

1

8.10 %

Radikale Venstre

1

6.50 %

Liberal Alliance

-

2.90 %


TURNOUT 2014

56.32 %