Von der Leyen's party wins. EU elections

According to preliminary data, participation in the European Parliament elections was 51%. The European People's Party, whose member is the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, is winning in most of the EU countries.

In France, President Emmanuel Macron dissolved the National Assembly after his party lost the European Parliament elections. In Germany, Chancellor Olaf Scholz's party had its worst performance in history, losing to the far right. The party that criticizes the sanctions against Russia wins in Austria.

Preliminary results.

European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - 186 seats (+10),

Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (Social Democrats) - 133 (-6),

"Emerging Europe" (liberal parties) - 81 (-20),

European conservatives and reformists (Eurosceptics): 70 (+1);

Parties from the "Identity and Democracy" faction (nationalists and Eurosceptics): 60 (+11),

Greens-European Free Alliance (Greens and National Minorities) - 53 (-18),

Independent deputies: 50 (-12),

European Left: 36 (-1),

Others (not yet joined factions): 50.

President of the European Commission von der Leyen stated that her party "will build a bastion against the right and left extremes. No majority can be formed without the European People's Party. We will stop them. It is definite," she said.