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Overview of Forthcoming Events: Elections in Member States and to the European Parliament

2020

Member state Next election Legislative session  Government/Presidency

Slovakian Republic
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Spring 4 years Parliamentary system

Majority CoalitionDirection - Social Democracy(PES/S&D), nationalist Slovak National Party SNS, Hungarian Most-Hid Party (EPP), centre-right Network Siet Party (EPP)

Head of Government (since 2012): Robert Fico, Direction - Social Democracy (PES)
Great Britain
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May, 7th  5 years Majority Government: Conservative Party 

Head of Government (2016): Theresa May (Conservative Party)

 

Spain

 

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Summer 4 years

Minority Government:

People's Party

Head of Government (2011):

Mariano Rajoy Brey

(People's Party)

Croatia
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Autumn 4 years Parliamentary system

Majority coalition: Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and the Bridge of Independent Lists (MOST)

Head of Government (2016) : Andrej Plenković

(HDZ)

Lithuania
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Autumn 4 years Parliamentary system

Majority coalition: Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union (LPGU), Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (PES/S&D),

Head of Government (2016): Saulius Skvernelis

Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union (LPGU)
Romania
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Autumn 4 years Unitary semi-presidential system

Majority Coalition: Socialdemocratic Party (PSD) and Liberal Party (ALDE)

Head of Government (2017): Sorin Mihai Grindeanu, Socialdemocratic Party (PSD)

 

2019

Member state Next election
Legislative session  Government/Presidency
European
Parliament

EP
Spring  5 years  President: Antonio Tajani, EPP
Estonia
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Spring 4 years Majority Coalition:
Estonian Centre Party (ALDE), Social Democratic Party (PES) and IRL

Head of Government (2016): Jüri Ratas, Estonian Centre Party (ALDE)
Finland
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 Spring  4 years

Majority Coalition: Centre Party (ALDE), Finns Party (ECR) and National Coalition Party (EPP)

Head of Government (2015): Juha Sipila (Centre Party)

Denmark 
Daenemark
 Spring  4 years

Minority Government: Venstre (ALDE)

Head of Government (2015): Lars Lokke Rasmussen (Venstre)

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Autumn 4 years
 
Portugal 
Portugal
Autumn 4 years Parliamentary system

Minority Government consisting of the Socialist Party (S&D), the communist-green Unitary Democratic Coalition (CDU) and the Left Bloc (B.E.)

Head of Government (2015): António Costa, Socialist Party (S&D)

Poland
Polen

Autumn 4 years Parliamentary system

Single Party Government: Law and Justice Party (AECR/ECR)

Head of Government (2015): Beata Szydlo, Law and Justic Party (AECR/ECR)

 

2018

Member state Next election Legislative session  Government/Presidency
Italy
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Winter 5 years Majority coalition: Democratic Party (S&D), New-Centre Right(-/-),  Civic Choice (-/-)

Head of Government (since 2016): Paolo Gentiloni,  Democratic Party (S&D)
Malta
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Spring 5 years
One-Party majority in the House of Representatives:  Malta Labour Party

Head of Government (2013): Joseph Muscat, Malta Labour Party
Belgium
Belgien
Spring  4 years Majority Coalition:
Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie,Mouvement Réformateur, Christen-Democratisch en Vlaams,, Open Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten

Head of Government (2014): Charles Michel (MR)
Hungary
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Spring  4 years Majority coalition:
Fidesz -  Hungarian Civic Union, Christian Democratic People's Party

Head of Government (2010): Viktor Orbán (Fidesz -  Hungarian Civic Union)
Slovenia
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Summer 4 years Majority CoalitionStranka Mira Cerarja, Democratic Party of Slovenian Pensioners, Social Democrats

Head of Government (2014): Miro Cerar, Stranka Mira Cerarja (ALDE)
Luxembourg
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Autumn 5 years Majority Coalition: Democratic Party, Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party, The Greens

Head of Government (2013): Xavier Bettel, Democratic Party (ALDE)
Austria
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Autumn 5 years Majority Coalition:
Social Democratic Party of AustriaAustrian People's Party

Head of Government (2016): Christian Kern (Social Democratic Party of Austria)
Sweden
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 Autumn  4 Years Majority Coalition:
Swedish Social Democrats (PES) and Greens (European Greens)

Head of Government (2014): Stefan Löfven, Swedish Social Democrats 
Latvia
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  Autumn   4 Years Majority coalitionUnity (EPP/EPP), Reform Party (-/), National Alliance "All For Latvia!" - "For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK" (AECR/ECR), Union of Greens and Farmers

Head of Government (2016): Māris Kučinskis, Liepāja Party

 

2017

Member state Next election Legislative session   Government/Presidency

Bulgaria

Bulgarien

26th of March 4 years Minority Government GERB (EPP), Reformist Party (EPP),Alternative for Bulgarian Renaissance 

Head of Government (since 2014): Boyko Metodiev Borissov (GERB)
France
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Presidential Elections

1st round:

23rd of April

2nd round:

7th of May

5 years Majority Government: Socialist Party

Head of Government (2016): Bernard Cazeneuve, Socialist Party

Head of State (2012): François Hollande, Socialist Party
Germany
Deutschland
24th of September 4 years Majority coalition: Christian Democratic Union, Social Democratic Party, Christian Social Union

Head of Government (2005): Angela Merkel (Christian Democratic Union)
Czech Republic
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Autumn 4 years Majority Coalition: Social Democrats, ANO, Christian Democrats

Head of Government (2014): Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats)

 

  

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