Election of the President of the European Commission: extracts from the announcement of the result of the election of the President of the EC
Event date: 16/07/2019
Announcement of the result of the election of the President of the EC by David SASSOLI, EP President, during the plenary session (15-18/07) of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Ursula Von der Leyen is elected as the next President of the European Commission. The result of the vote is the following: votes cast: 733; Majority of component Members: 374; Votes in favour: 383; Votes against: 327; Abstentions: 22; and Void: 1.