European Elections


How European parties seek to influence public opinion

Monday 27 May 2019 | Gerald Gartner
Markus Hametner
| Addendum

Climate, the economy and ­– immigration. The candidates and parties standing in the European Parliament election are spending millions of euros on election advertising on Facebook. We have checked the contents of around 35,000 adverts from five different countries.


European far-right rally in Milan

Friday 24 May 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

On May 18 Matteo Salvini gathered far-right leaders in Milan for a rally before the European elections. Polls suggest that his alliance of popoulists may be a threat to the next EU parliament.


How parties court voters online

Friday 24 May 2019 | Marcel Pauly
Patrick Stotz
| Spiegel Online

Analysis: German parties differ greatly in how they advertise on Facebook. The conservative CDU targets individual regions, the left-wing SPD tailors its adverts by gender. The far-right AfD has a totally different approach.


Cyprus goes to the polls

Thursday 23 May 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

On May 26 Cyprus, alongside the majority of EU countries, will vote for the European elections. Here's a few data outlining the political and economic context in which the vote in Cyprus takes place.


Croatia goes to the polls

Thursday 23 May 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

On May 26 Croatia, alongside the majority of EU countries, will vote for the European elections. Here's a few data outlining the political and economic context in which the vote in Croatia takes place.


Slovenia goes to the polls

Thursday 23 May 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

On May 26 Slovenia, alongside the majority of EU countries, will vote for the European elections. Here's a few data outlining the political and economic context in which the vote in Slovenia takes place.


Greece goes to the polls

Thursday 23 May 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

On May 26 Greece, alongside the majority of EU countries, will vote for the European elections. Here's a few data outlining the political and economic context in which the vote in Greece takes place.


Bulgaria goes to the polls

Thursday 23 May 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

On May 26 Bulgaria, alongside the majority of EU countries, will vote for the European elections. Here's a few data outlining the political and economic context in which the vote in Bulgaria takes place.


Romania goes to the polls

Thursday 23 May 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

On May 26 Romania, alongside the majority of EU countries, will vote for the European elections. Here's a few data outlining the political and economic context in which the vote in Romania takes place.


Centrists and progressives at the European Parliament

Thursday 23 May 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

French President Emmanuel Macron wants to unite the progressives in the European Parliament against the threat posed by the far right, but the road is winding.