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Hungarians are not enthused by EU Parliament elections – what’s the issue?

By |March 1st, 2023|Tags: , , |

The next European Parliament elections are scheduled for 2024. In Hungary, the government plans to merge them with local elections. Ahead of this change, we looked at how many Hungarians have turned out to vote so far, in which municipalities, and where voters have shown the least interest in the future of the European Parliament.

Why the European People’s Party struggles to distance itself from Orbán

By |May 29th, 2020|Tags: , |

Strife between Hungary and the European institutions has been building for around a decade. There have been angry exchanges, but no genuine rift. Orban’s authoritarian drift seems to have reached its peak, with COVID-19 as an excuse. Will something finally give way?

Waiting for the new European Parliament

By |June 30th, 2019|Tags: , , |

What is being said about the newly-elected members of the European institutions, and in what terms? Do specific emotions tend to predominate? What are the emerging issues? A textual analysis of 18,000 tweets posted after the 2019 European elections provides a bird’s-eye view of the political landscape.

How much did the European institutions and parties pay for ads on Facebook?

By , |June 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

During last month’s European election campaign, the EU institutions and European political parties spent almost four million euro on paid Facebook posts. Data published by Facebook reveals how much was spent in each country, and who spent the most.

Political advertising on Facebook in South-East Europe

By , |June 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Data on political ads posted in the months leading up to the European elections highlights the differences between the political contexts in various member states. In Romania, it’s the national parties who spend the most, in Greece it’s individual candidates, and in Slovenia it’s the European Parliament.

Political ads on Facebook: who spent the most in Poland

By , |June 14th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Polish candidates to the European Parliament spent hundreds of thousands of złoty on Facebook ads. The most money was spent on European Coalition’s pages. Confederation, on the other hand, has clearly invested in the nationalist leader Krzysztof Bosak.  

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