European Elections

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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.


Institutions: Heads of state still setting the agenda 

Tuesday 30 April 2019 | Yann Mens
| Alternatives Economiques

The Spitzenkandidat system has been criticised by a number of heads of state. Will it be applied this year? 


The gender gap at EU elections 

Tuesday 19 March 2019 | Nikolaj Nielsen
| EUobserver

Women across Europe don't tend to vote as much in European elections, compared with men. That fact poses questions on the growing gender gap in both politics and representation in the European Parliament.


How gender balanced will the next European Parliament be? 

Tuesday 26 March 2019 | Gina Pavone
| OBC Transeuropa

Will parties run enough women, and will they be placed in electable positions on electoral lists? Besides electoral systems, determination and concrete action are required to incentivise female representation. Let’s take a look at where we are now, with the numbers in hand.


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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.


Civil liberties and “bad apples”: who is questioning European values within the EP?

Tuesday 05 March 2019 | VoxEurop

A tracker based on data from the Poll of Polls project casts a new light on the clash between pro-EU and illiberal forces within the European Parliament.


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.


European Conservatives and Reformists are losing support in Denmark

Wednesday 06 March 2019 | Newsworthy

The Danish People's Party (part of ECR) is down by 2.6 points in two months, while the Social Democrats and new or unaffiliated parties are gaining ground.