• EP 2019 – The European Left: One Mouth, Many Voices

  • Transform and its member and observer organisations and partners have engaged themselves to a project that aims to monitor the electoral process from a progressive and leftist perspective. This focus hosts alls the activities related with the "European Elections 2019 Monitoring Project."

    Transform! europe wishes to contribute to a strategy that will unite the left, not only for the sake of the unity, but for the sake of the European people’s interests and the fight against the Far Right that gains more ground with each passing day.



  • Analysis
  • EP Elections in Denmark

  • By Inger V. Johansen , Hans Aalborg | 17 Jun 19
  • The EP elections were a victory for a neo-liberal agenda and to a much lesser degree for a green one, although here - as in some other EU member countries - the vote for “green” parties served to reduce the vote f0r the radical left.
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  • Election Analysis: Slovenia

  • By Luka Matić | 12 Jun 19
  • On Sunday, 26th of May, Slovenia voted for its MEPs for the fourth time since they became the first former Yugoslav Republic to join the EU on 1st of May 2004. At the same time, this is the second time that a contestant in the elections was a party which is a member of the Party of the European Left.
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  • The results of the European Elections in Poland

  • By Gavin Rae | 10 Jun 19
  • The ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) won a significant victory in the European elections in Poland, strengthening its position in the run up to this Auturmn’s national parliamentary elections. This was despite the fact that many of the opposition parties stood in a single coalition against PiS. The remaining left and liberal parties were marginal
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  • EP 2019 Monitoring Project
  • Interactive Map

  • 13 Jun 19
  • Through the interactive map, you get an overview of the left parties competing in the elections in each country and for the final results.
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  • European Elections In Bulgaria
  • Status Quo Of The Misery

  • By Julia Vladimirova | 06 Jun 19
  • The ruling party GERB won the European Parliament elections in Bulgaria with 31.07% of the votes. Second is the BSP (Bulgarian Socialist Party) with 24.26%, while the third is the Movement of rights and freedoms (DPS) with 16.55% (which candidate was Delyan Peevsky – the person that provoked huge...
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  • European Elections In Romania
  • Quest For Left Alternative Continues

  • By Vladimir Bortun | 04 Jun 19
  • As broadly anticipated in the pre-election piece on Romania, the country’s main right-wing party won the European elections, the National Liberal Party (EPP), which gathers most elements of previous right-wing governments, gained nearly 27% of the votes. On second place came the Social Democratic...
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  • The results of European elections in Lithuania

  • 03 Jun 19
  • The main result of EP elections in Lithuania could be summed up as a pro-EU anti right-wing populism victory. None of the anti-EU agencies got any seats in the EU parliament. The very high turnout (53.08%) was a result of the second round of very popular Presidential election, but also of...
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  • Belgium: Black Anger Against Red And Green Anger

  • By Gregory Mauzé | 03 Jun 19
  • The clear sanction of the Liberal-Conservative government in the legislative, regional and European elections on May 26 took a radically different form in different parts of the country. While the Flemish (60% of the population) massively voted for the far right, it is the radical and ecological left that triumphs in Brussels and Wallonia.
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  • The French Nightmare

  • By Paul Elek | 28 May 19
  • One day after the elections, it is still difficult to comprehend fully the results of yesterday’s predicament. On thing is definitely clear, the left has been deeply defeated. The first surprise of the European elections has been the higher than expected turnout. Indeed, while every polling stations...
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  • A first reaction on the results of the European Elections in the UK

  • 28 May 19
  • The electoral system  The UK electoral system for the European election was the D’Hondt system of PR which traditionally rewards the party receiving the highest vote disproportionately and this has again become the case with the Brexit Party only receiving 33% of the vote but almost 50% of the...
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  • Electoral Analysis
  • European Parliament Elections 2019 in Finland

  • By Jukka Pietiläinen | 27 May 19
  • Finland elects 13 MEPs (14 after Brexit). The whole country is one constituency and there is no barrier, expcept the number of MEPs. In practice, around 6% of votes is enough for one seat, 12% for two seats and 18% for three seats. A voter need to elect a candidate which belongs to party list or...
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  • Analysis Update based on the provisional results of 27 May 2019[1]
  • Surprise Election Results In The Netherlands

  • By Amieke Bouma | 27 May 19
  • The social democratic PvdA has come out as the surprise winner of the EP elections in the Netherlands. The left Socialist Party looses its two seats and the Party for the Animals looses one seat.
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  • Upsurge in class struggle but protracted absence of a left alternative
  • European elections in Romania

  • By Vladimir Bortun | 23 May 19
  • In Romania, the European elections come against the background of an upsurge in class struggle that has not been matched, though, by any significant left-wing option at the polls on Sunday. The past year or so has witnessed a wave of important strikes, mostly in the industrial sector. For example,...
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  • EP 2019 Monitoring Project
  • Interactive Map

  • 17 May 19
  • Through the interactive map on our homepage, you get an overview of the left parties competing in the elections in each country and for current opinion polls.
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  • Cooperation between Socialists and European Left in Hungary

  • 17 May 19
  • The Hungarian member of the Party of the European Left, the Workers‘ Party 2006 is not running for EP elections this time. Instead they call to vote for the Socialist party (S&D) which is projected to gain 11% and 3 seats. Read here the cooperation agreement on the election campaign between the two parties with a focus on energy strategy.
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  • Spanish Turmoil

  • By Javier Moreno | 13 May 19
  • Analysis from our member organisation ''Fundación por la Europa de los Ciudadanos'' for the European Elections in Spain, right after the national elections and the new framework that is being shaped.
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  • The French Chessboard

  • 11 Feb 19
  • Analysis from our member organisation "Espaces Marx" on the shaken political landscape in France prior to the European Elections.
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  • 2nd European Forum of Progressive, Ecological And Leftist Forces
  • Final Declaration European Forum Bilbao

  • 11 Nov 18
  • Our goal is to fight for a Europe that is a fully cooperative, solidary, equal and socially advanced democracy. We call for empowering popular sovereignty by launching a new charter for sovereign democracy in Europe.
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  • Joint statement of the President of the European Left Party (EL), Gregor Gysi Chairman of the Communist Party of Austria (KPÖ), Mirko Messner and the Chairman of the Slovenian Levica (The Left), Luka Mesec
  • For a Europe of solidarity, openness and social welfare

  • 03 Aug 18
  • The European Union is at a turning point that will have a significant impact on future generations. Throughout Europe, right-wing populist and right-wing nationalist parties are on the rise. The 'Axis of the Willing', consisting of Germany, Austria and Italy, is a repetition of history we will not...
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  • On June 27, 2017 a press conference was held in Brussels to announce the enlargement of the European movement "Now the people".
  • The European movement "Now the people" is expanding!

  • 03 Aug 18
  • Founded in Lisbon on April 12, 2018 by La France Insoumise, Podemos (Spain) and Bloco de Esquerda (Portugal), the movement has now expanded to three new political formations: The Red-Green Alliance (Denmark), the Left Party (Sweden) and the Left Alliance (Finland). The press conference was...
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  • Diem's 25 campaign for the European Parliament elections in May 2019 is underway, gathering a coalition from across the continent in a movement for European Spring
  • Introducing the European Spring programme

  • 31 Jul 18
  • "This week, we made an important step forward in this movement: introducing the European Spring policy programme and inviting all of our members – from any party, from any country – to help shape it. In order to do so, sign up at www.our.europeanspring.net, the common platform of communication with...
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  • Yanis Varoufakis and Luigi de Magistris
  • Open Letter

  • 20 Apr 18
  • To: Gregor Gysi (Party of the European Left), Pablo Iglesias (Podemos), Catarina Martins (Bloco) and Jean-Luc Mélenchon (FI)
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  • Lisbon declaration for a citizens’ revolution in Europe
  • “Now, the People!”

  • 13 Apr 18
  • Jean-Luc Mélenchon (France Insoumise), Pablo Iglesias (Podemos, Spain) and Catarina Martins (Left Bloc, Portugal) signed on 12 April in Lisbon a joint declaration launching the construction of a European movement in view of the European elections of 2019.
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