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]

The European Parliament – keeping it in the family

  The European Parliament elections are becoming a family affair with a number of candidates gaining attention due to more famous family members. The British lists, assembled in haste, contain two candidates better known for their famous brothers. In the new ChangeUK party, campaigning for a 2nd referendum and to stay inside the EU, is Rachel Johnson, the sister of PM-in- waiting, Boris Johnson. Dad Stanley, a Tory MEP and Commission official in young Boris’ childhood, was also keen to stand but didn’t make it high enough up the list. The other new party making headlines in the UK is Nigel Farage’s Brexit party, which has arch-Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister, Annunziata, in a…

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S&D (31 MEPs)

Two thirds of the current PD MEPs are standing again, with Simona Bonafé heading the list…

EPP (15 MEPs)

The most eye-catching move is the decision by Elisabetta Gardini to leave FI and join the…

EPP (17 MEPs)

The PP suffered a setback when no. 4 on the list, Angel Garrido Garcia, decided to stand…


he economist Luis Garicano will head the list for Ciudadanos and he is one of the 7…

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