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European elections 2019

Event date: 30/01/2018

European elections 2019

Every five years EU citizens choose who represents them in the European Parliament, the directly-elected institution that defends their interests in the EU decision-making process. The next European elections will take place in 2019.


From 23 to 26 May 2019, people in the EU vote for the next European Parliament. By voting in the European elections, people living in the EU get to choose the 705 members that will represent them in the European Parliament until 2024.

News history

On 15 May 2019, Manfred WEBER, EPP lead candidate, Frans TIMMERMANS, PES lead candidate, Ska KELLER, Greens lead candidate, Margrethe VESTAGER, ALDE lead candidate as member of Team Europe, Nico CUÉ, EL lead candidate, and Jan ZAHRADIL, ACRE lead candidate, take part in a live Eurovision debate at the Parliament in Brussels.

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During the plenary session in Strasbourg, MEPs are set to protect European democracies from foreign actors spreading misinformation or misusing personal data. Debate on 12 and vote on 13.

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Press briefing for journalists to mark 100 days before the new European Parliament will be elected, which will focus on upcoming key dates, lead candidate debates, media tools and practical details on facilities available on Election Day itself as well as in the run-up.

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Press briefing for journalists to mark 100 days before the new European Parliament will be elected, which will focus on upcoming key dates, lead candidate debates, media tools and practical details on facilities available on Election Day itself as well as in the run-up

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The European Parliament should shrink from 751 to 705 MEPs when the UK leaves the EU, says a draft law to be voted on Wednesday.

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Antonio TAJANI, EP President, gives a press conference on the European elections: One year to go

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Parliament is ready to reject any candidate for EU Commission President who is not nominated as a “lead candidate” ahead of the 2019 EU elections, says a resolution to be debated and voted on Wednesday.

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In plenary session in Strasbourg, the MEP disscuss the european elections 2019. The EP should shrink from 751 to 705 MEPs when the UK leaves the EU, says a legislative initiative to be debated and voted on Wednesday.

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The Members of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs (AFCO) vote on the composition of the EP for the parliamentary term 2019-2024.

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Background  -  31/01/2018

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