A majority of Meps at a European constituency in the upcoming European elections voted. Therefore, there are no transnational lists, where European politicians in all countries of the European Union are eligible.
A large majority of 368 mps voted this afternoon in the European parliament against the proposal of a European constituency for the European elections. 274 members of parliament voted for, 34 others abstained.
By the European constituency we would be for elections to the European parliament on transnational lists be able to choose candidates from other EU countries. That is so not. Among other supportive Guy Verhofstadt, president of the liberal Alde group showed already disappointed.