European Parliament

Romanian and Bulgarian MEPs among the most influential 

Wednesday 15 May 2019 | Lorenzo Ferrari
| OBC Transeuropa

MEPs representing Romania and Bulgaria have much more clout than those representing many other countries, including Italy and France. This is demonstrated by an indicator developed by VoteWatch Europe. 


The murky perks of an MEP 

Thursday 02 May 2019 | Nikolaj Nielsen
| EUobserver

MEPs' receive a gross salary of €8,757.70 per month, plus others reimbursements. But related perks are not transparent, as they don't have to show the receipts for their expenses. 


A year of changing of the guards in the EU 

Thursday 02 May 2019 | Peter Teffer
| EUobserver

The forthcoming European elections will set off a chain of events that in a few months could deeply change the European union's political landscape.


Social democrats are gaining some support in Hungary

Wednesday 06 March 2019 | Newsworthy

In Hungary social democrats are up by 0.6 points, in keeping with a slight rise of parties belonging to S&D across Europe.


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Leftists, eurosceptics, and christian democrats are losing support in Europe

Wednesday 13 March 2019 | Newsworthy

Polls from across the European Union show declining support for the parties belonging to GUE/NGL, EFDD, and EPP groups in the European Parliament in the past two months.


European election data, displayed by Politico Europe

Thursday 28 March 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

A section of the news site is now entirely dedicated to the upcoming European elections, with in-depth information on individual countries, context and selected data, and useful information.


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Social democrats and the People's Party are gaining some support in Europe

Tuesday 02 April 2019 | Newsworthy

Polls from across the European Union show a slight decline in support for the parties belonging to ALDE, EFDD, and GUE/NGL groups in the European Parliament in the past two months.


European Conservatives and Reformists are losing support in Czechia

Wednesday 06 March 2019 | Newsworthy

The Czech party affiliated with the ECR is down by 1.1 points in two months, while almost all the other parties are gaining some popularity.


European Conservatives and Reformists are gaining support in Finland

Wednesday 06 March 2019 | Newsworthy

In Finland the parties affiliated with ECR are up by 2.3 points in two months, while all the other parties are stable or losing some ground.


The European People's Party is gaining support in Estonia

Wednesday 06 March 2019 | Newsworthy

In Estonia Pro Patria is up by 3.3 points in two months. Parties affiliated with ALDE are also gaining some ground.