Antonio Tajani elected new President of the European Parliament
EU News 8/2017
Antonio Tajani (EPP, IT) won Parliament’s presidential election with 351 votes in a final face-off with Gianni Pittella (S&D, IT), who secured 282 votes.
Outcome of the fourth ballot
1. Antonio Tajani (EPP, IT) 351
2. Gianni Pittella (S&D, IT) 282
Valid votes cast: 633
Total votes cast: 713
No candidate won the required absolute majority of valid votes cast in the first three rounds of voting in Parliament’s presidential election on Tuesday.
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