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EU Elections 2019: Spitzenkandidaten process

Our analysis of the process for electing the next head of the Commission

The appointment of the Commission President is heavily related to the outcome of the Parliamentary elections. 

In the first of a series of briefings leading up to next year's EU elections, we explain how the process works, its history, and the current political controversy surrounding it.

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