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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.

Half of all MEPs do not disclose any meeting with lobbies

By , , |May 24th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Regulation of the European Parliament is highly voluntary. Compared to 90 percent of Swedish, Danish or Finnish MEPs who disclose meetings with interest groups, only one out of ten Greek, Polish and Bulgarian MEPs do so.

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.

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