Over 200 million Europeans voted in the 23-26 May elections, resulting in turnout increasing from 42,61% in 2014 to 51% in 2019. The new legislature will start on 2 July.
New, updated seat projection for the new European Parliament based on final and provisional results in 27 countries and estimates in one more:
The Conference of Presidents held a meeting on 28 May ahead of the informal dinner of the EU heads of State and Government, scheduled today, and it committed to the following:
This booklet contains fact sheets with information on electoral rules, poll opening and closing times and candidates for the 2019 European election in EU member states.
To help media keep track of the European election campaigns, the EP Press service provides a daily newsfeed on country-specific electoral facts, events and debates in all member states.
On Sunday, the European Parliament will be transformed into a big media hub where around 1,300 journalists will follow and report from the elections.
This media advisory is a reminder of relevant practical information, timings and services available to the media during the election days, and election night itself on 26 May.
Social media platforms and web services, used by millions of Europeans, have joined the effort to remind citizens to cast their votes in European elections.
Dozens of professional footballers from across Europe have joined a campaign by the European Parliament and FIFPro to promote this week’s 2019 European Elections.
This media advisory presents all relevant information, timing and services available to the media during the election days and during election night on 26 May.
With European elections just days away, dedicated individuals, businesses and VIPs step up their efforts to make sure as many citizens as possible cast vote to choose their future.
On Friday 17 May at 11:00, a technical briefing for the media on Election day will be held in Parliament’s Anna Politkovskaya press room - PHS 0A50.
On 15 May 21:00 - 22:30, the “Debate of the candidates to the presidency of the Commission – EU Elections 2019" will take place in the EP’s plenary chamber in Brussels.
Journalists can now apply for special accreditation to be able to follow the European elections from the European Parliament.