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Forecast sees EPP maintain lead over socialists You need an active subscription to read this article

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NEWSPollWatch2014 analysis gives centre-right 217 MEPs in next Parliament, with the centre-left on 208.

The latest prediction of the composition of the next European Parliament from PollWatch2014 suggests that the centre-right European People's Party is maintaining a clear lead over the centre-left Socialists and Democrats, despite some slippage since last week.  

In the forecast, issued yesterday (23 April), the EPP remains [...] Read more

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