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es. Vienna, June 11, 2023

Marine le Pen and protégé

Wild and often deeply pessimistic reactions to the triumph of the Right – especially in France, provoking fresh elections –  on June 10. Some have been very personal and thoughtful, such as this from writer Timothy Garton Ash: “Don’t let anyone tell you the results are ‘not so bad’. The hard-right vote can pull the entire EU to the right, and imperil Ukraine.”

European Parliament 2024-2029

Provisional results
Political groups  Number of seats % of seats

EPP – Group of the European People’s Party (Christian Democrats)

186 25.83%

S&D – Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament

135 18.75%

Renew Europe – Renew Europe Group

79 10.97%

ECR – European Conservatives and Reformists Group

73 10.14%

ID – Identity and Democracy Group

58 8.06%

Greens/EFA – Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance

53 7.36%

The Left – The Left group in the European Parliament – GUE/NGL

36 5.00%

NI – Non-attached Members

45 6.25%

Others – Newly elected Members not allied to any of the political groups set up in the outgoing Parliament

55 7.64%

 

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