Elections to the European Parliament 2009

Elections to the European Parliament will take place in EU Member States between 4 and 7 June 2009, marking the 30th anniversary of European Parliament elections since their beginning. 375 million citizens in 27 EU Member States are called to the polls.

For the first time in history, all EU Member States will hold elections together – a decisive moment for democracy in Europe.

Below is a list of relevant websites concerning the electoral process:

European Parliament elections website

Debate Europe- Forum

Graphic material for download

Females in front campaign (European Parliament members)

Brochure “Europe for women”

Eurobarometer: women and European elections

European Women’s Lobby campaign for gender balance

“Women on Top”

“Women in European politics: time for action” – Report

More information on EP elections and materials can be obtained from the national EC representations in the Member States

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