Richard Steel

Senior Advisor, Interel

Welcome to VoteEurope, a tool to guide you through the runners and riders in these most eagerly-awaited EP elections. Interel’s multi-national EU team, in collaboration with our offices and partners across the EU27, will keep you posted on all the decisions, plus a healthy dollop of gossip and rumour.For further information: [email protected]

Weekly Update – 28 June

EP to elect President on Wednesday 3 July The new EP will have its inaugural session next week but has put back by one day the election of its own President to 3 July in order to allow EU leaders more time to agree on a candidate for Commission President. So far there are only two official candidates for EP President – the Czech ECR(conservative) MEP Jan Zahradil and Spanish GUE (far left) Sira Abed Rego. The main political groups have until 19.00 on Tuesday 2 July to submit their nominations, with their decision dependant on the outcome of the weekend discussions on sharing out the EU top jobs. Formation of new parliamentary committees The membership of parliamentary committees will be…

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S&D 6 MEPs – down 7

PS just survive the 5% threshold and return 6 MEPs

EPP (8 seats) down 12

LR see massive drop from 20 to just 8 seats, with many sitting MEPs casualties of the bad…

GREENS 13 MEPs – up 7

Ecolo emerge one of the big winners in France with 13 seats

ALDE (21 MEPs – 23 after Brexit)

Renaissance win 21 seats - but will have to wait for Brexit for 2 additional seats

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