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‘Overwinningsnederlaag’ for christian democrats in Europe

2618f98b92849e9d7aac925dd56f2d1b - ‘Overwinningsnederlaag’ for christian democrats in Europe

According to the first zetelprojectie of the European Parliament is the christian democrats EPP despite a loss of 44 seats, the largest parliamentary group. She obtained 173 seats. The EPP extends, therefore, their German Spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber to the for the successor of Jean-Claude Juncker to head the European Commission.

The social-democrats finishing second with 147 seats – a loss of 40. The two greats have for the first time, no majority and no more in the European Parliament, which has 751 seats counts.

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