About: Regional elections

Elections 27-01-2020

Emilia Romagna voters upset Salvini’s plan to trigger early elections

Italy's populist leader Matteo Salvini appeared to have failed in his bid to win a key regional election and topple the country's fragile coalition government, according to exit polls late Sunday (26 January).
Elections 29-10-2018

Elections in Hesse: Austria’s Conservatives see confirmation of their political course

Germany and Austria elected new parliaments a year ago. Since then, the governing parties in both countries have progressed very differently, as the regional elections in Hesse illustrated once again. EURACTIV Germany reports.
EU Priorities 2020 15-12-2015

Election failure a potential springboard for Le Pen presidential campaign

The French regional election campaigns were fought largely on national issues, which has given the mainstream parties a foretaste of the battle to come in the presidential 2017 elections. EURACTIV France reports
EU Priorities 2020 14-12-2015

National Front’s record scores a ‘defeat for all’

The extreme right party collected 6.8 million votes in Sunday's regional elections (13 December). With 27.39% of all votes cast, it beat its performance in the 2014 European elections by 2%. EURACTIV France reports
Marine Le Pen
Elections 14-12-2015

French far-right fails to win any regions in upset for Le Pen

Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front did not win any region in French elections on Sunday (13 December), in a setback to her hopes of being a serious presidential contender in 2017.
EU Priorities 2020 11-12-2015

Marine Le Pen caught in voting fraud scandal

After the French regional elections last Sunday (13 December), the National Front’s leader will have to answer to accusations of voting fraud in the European Parliament, according to information acquired by the French daily Les Échos.
Public Affairs 30-04-2009

Brussels stakeholders call on expats to shape EU capital

Non-Belgian residents of Brussels should be granted the right to vote in regional elections, concluded a conference in the city last weekend convened to discuss the future of Europe's multi-faceted capital.

Greens lose in German regional elections

The German Green party suffers major setback in regional elections in Rhineland-Palatinate

Liberals win regional German elections

The liberal FDP is the big winner of the regional elections in Germany's largest regional state Nordrhein-Westfalen

Regional elections in Germany

Regional elections will take place on May 14th in Germany