ANTONIO TAJANI ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT – 17 JANUARY

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17 Jan 2017

ANTONIO TAJANI ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT – 17 JANUARY

Brussels Daily

ep-presidentThe new President of the European Parliament is Antonio Tajani

Antonio Tajani (EPP, IT) won Parliament’s presidential election with 351 votes in a final face-off with Gianni Pittella (S&D, IT), who secured 282 votes.
Outcome of the fourth ballot

 

  1. Antonio Tajani (EPP, IT) 351
  2. Gianni Pittella (S&D, IT) 282

Valid votes cast: 633

Abstentions: 80

Total votes cast: 713

No candidate won the required absolute majority of valid votes cast in the first three rounds of voting in Parliament’s presidential election on Tuesday.

 

The following nominations have been received:

Ryszard CZARNECKI
Ildikó GÁLL-PELCZ
Evelyne GEBHARDT
Sylvie GUILLAUME
Alexander Graf LAMBSDORFF
Bogusław LIBERADZKI
Ulrike LUNACEK
Mairead McGUINNESS
Dimitrios PAPADIMOULIS
Ioan Mircea PAŞCU
David-Maria SASSOLI
Indrek TARAND
Pavel TELICKA
Ramón Luis VALCÁRCEL SISO
Rainer WIELAND

The first ballot will take place tomorrow Wednesday 18 January at 09.00 a. m.

 

 

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