2019 European Pairlament election

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2019 European Pairlament election

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All 751 seats to the European Parliament
376 seats needit for a majority
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Leader Manfred Weber Frans Timmermans Guy Verhofstadt
Alliance European People's Party Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe

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Leader Bas Eickhout
Ska Keller
Jan Zahradil Nicolas Bay (pictured)
Marcel de Graaff
Alliance Greens–European Free Alliance European Conservatives and Reformists Europe of Nations and Freedom

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Leader Nigel Farage[3] Violeta Tomić
Nico Cué
Alliance Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy European United Left–Nordic Green Left

President of the European Commission afore election

Jean-Claude Juncker
European People's Party

Electit President of the European Commission

Ursula von der Leyen

The election tae the European Pairlament wis haudit atween 23 an 26 Mey 2019 an is the nint pairlamentary election syne the first direct elections in 1979. As o 2018, a tot o 751 members o the European Pairlament (MEPs) representit mair nor 512 million fowk fae 28 member kintras.

In Februar 2018, the European Pairlament haed votit tae decrease the nummer o MEPs fae 751 tae 705 gif the Unitit Kinrick wad leave the European Union oan the 29t Mairch 2019. Housomeir, efter an eik o the Airticle 50 process,[4] the Unitit Kinrick taen pairt alangside ither EU member kintras.

The first offecial estimate o the election ootcome cam oot at 23:15 CEST, wi mair updates issued at 00:15 an 01:15.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "European elections: 23-26 May 2019". European Parliament. Archived frae the original on 25 Februar 2019. Retrieved 11 Mairch 2019. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. Preliminary date which can be changed by the Council of the European Union. The European Parliament wants the elections to take place on 23–26 May 2019.
  3. "Nigel Farage". Efddgroup.eu. Archived frae the original on 14 Januar 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
  4. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-politics-parliaments-47855440
  5. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/26/eu-elections-nationalist-parties-seats-in-the-new-european-parliament.html