2009 European elections
Latest addition : 31 October 2009.
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6 September 2009 – “I am confident in the vote. We’ve got very strong support at the heart of the European Parliament. Five years ago we also got their support and I don’t see why we shouldn’t have it again. Moreover, there’s the unanimous backing of heads of state and (...) by | 1 comment
18 July 2009 – The recent loss of more than 50 MEPs in the European Parliament (EP) by the Party of European Socialists (PES) to far-right and radical parties has been dubbed by the PES leader Martin Schulz as a “bitter evening for social democracy.” (...) by | 3 comments
12 July 2009 – In the rough tide that is French politics, Nicolas Sarkozy never fails to impress. His recent triumph in the European Parliament elections caused further unsettlement amongst the public, as many are those that feel as if they’ve been stepped on (...) by
8 July 2009 – Labour suffered its worst post-war election result as it gained just 15.3% of the vote, even worse than party bosses had feared, and was beaten into third place by UKIP and the Conservative Party. Labour also suffered a historic defeat in the (...) by
29 June 2009 – With 22% of seats (a 5,6% decline compared to 2004), a stable right and a breakthrough of the extreme-right, this is a real wake-up call for the socialists throughout Europe. Even more so since their position as the main opposition force in the (...) by
20 June 2009 – Electoral Campaigning in Malta has ever been marred by ultra-partisan politics, mainly between the two major political parties; the Labour Party and the Nationalist Party. Malta’s semi-violent political past has practically forced the people to (...) by | 1 comment
14 June 2009 – The election for the European Parliament reveals a double deficit of the European Union: a democratic deficit and a governance deficit. Citizens vote willingly for national elections because they can choose not only their political party but (...) by
12 June 2009 – The European Parliament election of 1979 was a sign of hope for democracy. Over the subsequent three decades, the Parliament has increased its powers with every reform of the EU treaties. But the elections to be held on 4-7 June will be national (...) by
9 June 2009 – Elections for the European Parliament took place from the 4th until the 7th of June in the twenty-seven member-states of the European Union. European Parliament “is the world’s only directly elected transnational and multilingual parliament and (...) by
8 June 2009 – A knowledgeable audience that is willing to assess the election programmes critically, will likely succeed in distinguishing the crucial points of difference and defaults through comparison, upon which they decide which ‘set’ of policy (...) by | 1 comment
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