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– Valdis Dombrovskis, the current European Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, has mentioned that he has not yet decided whether to run for the European Parliament or whether to run for the position as the president of the European Commission.

– There were rumours that the current mayor of the capital Riga would take part in either the upcoming Parliamentary elections or the EP elections, but he has recently denied both.


GREENS (1 MEPs)

GREENS

  • Davor Skrlec (Greens/EFA) – left his political party ORAH; seen as a “green politician” in Croatia; however, without a political party that could support him in the next elections


GREENS (2 MEPs)

GREENS

In 2014 the joint party list of Együtt-PM-LMP won two seats but  it is uncertain whether the alliance of small parties, or any of them independently, can repeat the previous success. Of the three parties only LMP had a relatively good result in the general elections April 2018, winning 7 % of total votes. However, due to continuous internal disputes Ms. Szél, chairperson of the party recently resigned leaving the party without any well-known politician.


ALDE (0 MEPs)

ALDE

Surprisingly, Italy has no members of the ALDE group


GUE (3 MEPs)

GUE

Rifondazione Comunista  – The situation within the GUE and its main Party, European Left, is uncertain at the moment. The Communist MEP Eleonora Forenza, has supported  the “Lisbon Declaration”, promoted by Podemos, Bloco de Iquierda and La France Insoumise. There risks being a split within the GUE ranks which could reduce their influence.


Other

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