17 Jan 2017
ANTONIO TAJANI ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT – 17 JANUARYBrussels Daily
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
Antonio Tajani (EPP, IT) 351
Gianni Pittella (S&D, IT) 282
Valid votes cast: 633
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.
Election of the Vice-presidents of Parliament 18 January – list of nominations received
The following nominations have been received:
Alexander Graf LAMBSDORFF
Ioan Mircea PAŞCU
Ramón Luis VALCÁRCEL SISO
The first ballot will take place tomorrow Wednesday 18 January at 09.00 a. m.