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Minutes
Wednesday, 3 July 2019 - Strasbourg

10. Election of the President of Parliament (second ballot) (announcement of results)
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Antonio Tajani (provisional Chair) read out the results of the vote:

- Members voting: 704

- Blank or void: 37

- Votes cast: 667

- Absolute majority: 334

Votes obtained:

Ska Keller: 119

Sira Rego: 43

David Maria Sassoli: 345

Jan Zahradil: 160

(The list of Members voting is annexed to these Minutes) (minutes of 3.7.2019 annex 1)

David Maria Sassoli, having obtained an absolute majority of the votes cast, was elected President of the European Parliament. Antonio Tajani congratulated him on his election.

IN THE CHAIR: David Maria SASSOLI
President

The President made a statement on the occasion of his election.

The following spoke: Manfred Weber, on behalf of the PPE Group, Iratxe García Pérez, on behalf of the S&D Group, Dacian Cioloș, on behalf of the Renew Group, Ska Keller, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Marco Zanni, on behalf of the ID Group, Raffaele Fitto, on behalf of the ECR Group, and Martin Schirdewan, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group.

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