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The Polls in the Member States

Austria According to the polls mid-May, the conservative party led by Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is due to come out ahead with around 30% of the vote. The Austrian Social Democratic Party led by Andreas Schieder is slightly up in comparison with the April polls with 26 to 27% of the voting intentions. The polls forecast […]

Where to watch the debate between the candidates running for the presidency of the European Commission

The debate between the lead candidates on the European lists in the elections on 23rd-26th May who are running for the presidency of the European Commission, will take place on Wednesday 15th May from 21:00 to 23:00 (9pm – 11pm) in the hemicycle of the European Parliament in Brussels. The candidates, whose speaking order was […]

Information & mobilisation

This time I’m voting Launched by the European Parliament in 24 languages the impartial platform thistimeimvoting.eu aims to support more than 150,000 volunteers who have pledged in the Member States to encourage citizens to vote in the European elections, to mobilise their families, friends and communities.   Rock the Eurovote 2019 Launched by the association Europeans […]

Composition of the European Parliament and distribution of seats

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Composition of the European Parliament – 8th legislature : 2014-2019
751seats
217
European People’s Party (EPP)
187
Socialists & Democrats (S&D)
72
European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR)
68
Alliance of Democrats and Liberals for Europe (ALDE)
52
Greens/European Free Alliance (Greens/EFA)
52
United European Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL)
43
Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD)
34
Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF)
23
Non affiliated (NI)

SEE HOW THE SEATS ARE DISTRIBUTED PER COUNTRY

What is the European Parliament?

The European Parliament is an institution of the European Union which is specific in two ways:

c’est la seule institution dont les membres sont élus au suffrage universel direct pour un mandat de 5 ans
c’est la seule institution dont les pouvoirs se sont étendus de manière continue au fil des traités.
Find out everything there is to know about THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT