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EU Glossary: Timetable

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

2018

Member stateNext electionLegislative session Government/Presidency
Luxembourg
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14 October5 yearsMajority Coalition: Democratic Party, Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party, The Greens

Head of Government (2013): Xavier Bettel, Democratic Party (ALDE)
Sweden
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9 September 4 YearsMajority Coalition:
Swedish Social Democrats (PES) and Greens (European Greens)

Head of Government (2014): Stefan LöfvenSwedish Social Democrats 
Latvia
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  Autumn  4 YearsMajority 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

2019

Member stateNext election
Legislative session Government/Presidency
European
Parliament

EP
23rd until 26th of May 5 years President: Antonio Tajani, EPP

Belgium

Belgien

Spring4 yearsMajority Coalition:
Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie,Mouvement Réformateur, Christen-Democratisch en Vlaams,, Open Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten

Head of Government (2014): Charles Michel (MR)
Estonia
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Spring4 yearsMajority 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 
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 Spring 4 years

Minority Government: Venstre (ALDE)

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

Greece

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Autumn4 years
 
Portugal 
Portugal
Autumn4 yearsParliamentary 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
Polen

Autumn4 yearsParliamentary system

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

Head of Government (2018): Mateusz Morawiecki, Law and Justice Party (AECR/ECR)

 

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 2018): Peter PellegriniDirection - Social Democracy (PES)

 

Spain

 

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Summer4 years

Minority Government: Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, PSOE (PES)

Head of Government (2018): Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, PSOE (PES)

Croatia
Croatia

Autumn4 yearsParliamentary 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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Autumn4 yearsParliamentary 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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Autumn4 yearsUnitary semi-presidential system

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

Head of Government (2018): Viorica Dancila, Socialdemocratic Party (PSD)

 

2021

 

Member stateNext electionLegislative session Government/Presidency

Ireland

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Spring5 yearsParliamentary system

Minority GovernmentFine Gael - Family of the Irish (EPP/EPP)

Head of Government (2016): Leo VaradkarFine Gael - Family of the Irish (EPP)

Cyprus

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Spring5 years

Presidential system


Majority Coalition: Dimokratikos Synagermos (EPP),  Solidarity Movement (AECR/ECR)

Head of State/Government (2008): Nicos Anastasiades,(Dimokratikos Synagermos) (EPP)

Netherlands

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Spring4 yearsParliamentary system

Majority coalition: People's Party for Freedom and Democracy(ALDE/ALDE), Labour Party (PES/S&D)

Head of Government (2010): Mark Rutte,
People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (ALDE)

Bulgaria

Bulgarien

Spring4 yearsUnicameral parliamentary system
Minority Government GERB (EPP), Reformist Party (EPP),Alternative for Bulgarian Renaissance 

Head of Government (2014): Boyko Borissov (GERB)

Czech Republic

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Autumn4 yearsMajority Coalition: ANO supported by the Communist Party

Head of Government (2018): Andrej Babis (ANO)
Germany
Deutschland
Autumn4 yearsMajority coalition: Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Social Democratic Party (SPD), Christian Social Union (CSU)

Head of Government (2005): Angela Merkel (Christian Democratic Union)

2022

 

Member stateNext electionLegislative session Government/Presidency
Malta
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Spring5 years
One-Party GovernmentMalta Labour Party

Head of Government (2013): Joseph Muscat, Malta Labour Party

Great Britain

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Spring5 yearsMajority Government: Conservative Party 

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

Slovenia

 

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Spring4 yearsMajority CoalitionStranka Mira Cerarja, Democratic Party of Slovenian Pensioners, Social Democrats

Head of Caretaker Government (2014): Miro Cerar, Stranka Mira Cerarja (ALDE)

Hungary

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Spring4 yearsMajority coalition:
Fidesz -  Hungarian Civic Union, KDNP-Christian Democratic People's Party

Head of Government (2010): Viktor Orbán (Fidesz -  Hungarian Civic Union)
France
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Spring5 yearsHead of Government (2017): Édouard Philippe, Les Républicains

Head of State (2017): Emmanuel Macron, En Marche

Austria

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Autumn5 yearsSwitching Majority Coalitions

Head of Government (2017): Sebastian Kurz (ÖVP)

2023

Member stateNext electionLegislative session Government/Presidency

Italy

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Spring5 years

Coalition: Five Star Movement and the League

Head of Government (2018): Giuseppe Conte

 

 

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