With lessons from the 2014 campaigns still fresh in people's minds, this is the perfect time to start the discussions within and among European political parties on how the system for the European elections in 2019 can be improved.
European lawmakers have recommended holding the European elections on 22-25 May 2014, rather than June, to give the new Parliament time to prepare for the European Commission presidency election in July.
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