After losing six seats for the 2009 European parliament elections, from 78 to 72, France will gain two seats in 20014, electing 74 MEPs from eight constituencies based on a party list system. MEPs are elected by proportional representation.

Country statistics:

Population: 65.300.000

GDP/Capita: 108 (EU28 = 100)

Growth (2012): 0.0

Unemployment: 11%

2014 Election

The 2009 European election witnessed a swing towards the centre-right across the EU, and saw the European People's ...

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