On 3 July 2019, David Sassoli is elected with 345 votes as the new President of the European Parliament.
He is an Italian politician and journalist. He is a member of the Democratic Party and serves in the European Parliament since 2009.
On 1 July 2014 Sassoli was elected Vice-President of the European Parliament with 393 votes, making him the second most voted Socialist candidate. In 2019, Sassoli was re-elected again in the European Parliament, with 128,533 votes.