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EP ELECTIONS: Facts about the 2009 EP elections

EUParliamentary term: 2009 – 2014Election days: June 4 - 7Registered voters in the EU: about 375 millionTotal seats in the EP: 736

EU
Parliamentary term: 2009 – 2014
Election days: June 4 - 7
Registered voters in the EU: about 375 million
Total seats in the EP: 736

SLOVAKIA
Election day: June 6
Registered voters: over 4.3 million
Seats for Slovak MEPs: 13
Political parties and coalitions taking part in Slovakia: 17
Total number of candidates in Slovakia: 185

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