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EU election winners and losers

29 days ago   |   By Politico

This EU election was not a contest with an over-arching Continental narrative, but a series of national and regional battles.
For the two main party groupings in the European Parliament (each losing seats and with less than a quarter of the vote), there will be relief that the results were not worse than they turned out. Here's POLITICO's guide to the biggest winners and losers:
Turnout
Voter turnout rose dramatically, making the voting process the biggest winner, after 40 years of declining participation. Champagne corks will be popping in Brussels if national election authorities confirm...
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