After Le Pen, here are the next three European elections to watch
The United Kingdom and Germany both have crucial races coming up.
June 8: The U.K. general election
Theresa May’s Conservative Party is riding high in the polls a month before voting begins in the snap General Election that she called for June 8.
Some polls have the Tories at almost double the vote share of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party, indicating that the most likely outcome of the election would be a landslide victory that would increase her party’s current working majority of 17 in the House of Commons.
Theresa May has said sorry to the Tory MPs and ministers who lost their seats as a result of her decision to call a snap general election which cost the Conservatives their majority.
June 10–18: The French legislative elections
French President Elect Emmanuel Macron’s party and their allies are set to come out on top in the first round of a legislative election next month, two polls showed on Sunday after the centrist was elected president.
A Harris Interactive poll found that 26 percent of those surveyed would vote for Macron’s En Marche party or the centrist Modem party allied to it in the first round of voting to renew the lower house of parliament on June 11.
French President Elect Macron's party and their allies are set to come out on top in the first round of a legislative election, polls say.
September 24: The German federal election
Germany looks set to hold its federal election on Sunday September 24.
Piotr Buras, head of the Warsaw office of the European Council on Foreign Relations, said German political system is currently in “flux”.
Asked what will happen in the German federal election, Mr Buras said: “It is very difficult to predict anything.
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