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]

European Commission 2019 – 2024

The shape of the von der Leyen Commission was announced today with a number of changes to the leaked version at the weekend. Please click on the candidates below for their respective bios The highlights include: The goal of gender balance was more or less achieved with 14 men and 13 women (compared to the 19/9 split in the Juncker Commission). MEPs are pleased! Geographical balance, notably missing from the share-out of top jobs, was recognised with 4 of the 8 vice-presidencies going to central and eastern Europe. The choice of the Czech Jourova to deal with values and transparency will also have gone down well following the souring of relations on rule of law. Timmermans will lead work…

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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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