The European Union will hold parliamentary elections in June 2024. These elections will determine the composition of the European Parliament, the directly-elected body of the European Union. The exact dates of the elections will be determined by the Council of the European Union.
The 2021-2027 European Parliament is currently composed of 705 members who are elected by the citizens of the 27 member states of the European Union. These members are elected every five years using a proportional representation system. The elections will be conducted according to the rules laid down in the Treaty of Lisbon.
The date of the elections will be announced by the European Commission at least six months before the vote. The elections will be conducted in accordance with the European Union’s electoral law. Member states are responsible for organising the elections in their own countries.
The results of the elections will be used to form the new European Parliament for the 2021-2027 term. The European Parliament will then elect the President of the European Commission. This position is currently held by Ursula von der Leyen, who was elected in 2019.
The elections in June 2024 will be the first European Parliament elections since the introduction of a new voting system in 2019, which allows citizens to cast their vote in any