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L’actualité de la campagne 2014

A new and young party “New Deal” reveals its lists for the European elections

A new and young party “New Deal” announced on April 23 its lists for the European elections, with the aim to “show that there is credible solutions” on the left. This party was founded in November 2013 by the economist Pierre Larrouturou, Bruno and Patrick Pelloux Gaccio, they present seven lists in all regional districts except overseas. In their first election, the party, which claims more than 7,500 members, has opted for European, “the most important election,” according to Bruno Gaccio declined with five priorities for a more democratic, more social and environmental program.

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Last survey in Italy: the gap is narrowing between the PD and the M5S

In the run up to the european elections, an opinion poll made by EMG on 22nd April have shown the Democratic Party (PD) in steady lead, with 33%, with the Five Star Movement (23,4%) and Forza Italia (20,3%) tied for second place.

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Financing of European Union political parties and foundations

Which European Parliament after 25th May and the European elections? To get an idea of the results, the European Parliament and TNS Opinion offer a weekly projection of the seats in the  Parliament.
According to estimates on 14th April 2014, the European People’s Party (EPP) is leading with 213 members, the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S & D)  would count 209 members, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) 61 members, the European United Left and Nordic Green Left (GUE / NGL) 49 MPs, the Greens / European Free Alliance (Greens / EFA) 42 members, European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) 38 members, Europe Freedom and Democracy (EFD) 32 Members, 41 non-registered members, and finally the “other” category 67 members.

What is the European Parliament?

The European Parliament is an institution of the European Union, which is dual in nature:

> It is the only institution whose members are elected by direct universal suffrage for a 5-year term in office.

> It is the only institution whose powers have been extended as the treaties have been signed.

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Good reasons for going to vote

The European Parliament elections are a decisive moment for European citizens who want to play a role in the running of the European Union. Discover in one click the main reasons why you should vote!