|Author (Corporate)||European Parliament: DG Internal Policies|
|Series Details||March 2009|
This study compares the procedures applied by national political parties when they select their candidates for the European elections. It analyses the background in national law, the formal party statutes and the informal processes preparing the final selection. The report covers the calendar, selection criteria and structural characteristics of candidate nomination in the major political parties of the Member States, including the impact of European political parties.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom|