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Parties and Elections in Europe provides a comprehensive database about the parliamentary elections in the European countries and autonomous subdivisions since 1945 and additional informations about the political parties, the political leaders, the composition of governments and the electoral laws. The parties are characterised according to their political orientation. The website also contains an electoral calendar, news in brief and links to parties and election authorities.

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  News in brief. Latest events around the world of parties and elections in Europe.
Former party leader Bernd Lucke and other leading members of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) formed a new Eurosceptic and economic liberal party, the Alliance for Progress and Renewal / Allianz für Fortschritt und Aufbruch (ALFA).
Source: Telepolis.de
The People's Party – Dan Diaconescu (PP-DD) merged into the National Union for the Progress of Romania (UNPR).
Source: Mediafax.ro
 Catalonia / E
The centre-right federation Convergence and Union (CiU) split into its constituent parts, the separatist Democratic Convergence of Catalonia (CDC) and the smaller regionalist Democratic Union of Catalonia (UDC).
Source: El País
The Conservative Party (PC) merged with the Liberal Reformist Party (PLR). The new liberal party is called the Alianta Liberalilor si Democratilor pentru Europa / Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE).
Source: Nineoclock.ro
Parliamentary election · 18/06/2015.
A new group was launched in the European Parliament: Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF). Member parties: Front National (FN), Freedom Party (PVV), League North (LN),  Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ), Congress of the New Right (KNP) and one independent MP of UKIP. The group is affiliated to the pan-European party Movement for a Europe of Nations and Freedom (MENL).
Source: Der Standard
Parliamentary election · 07/06/2015.
 Burgenland / A State election · 31/05/2015.
 Styria / A State election · 31/05/2015.
 Italy (Regions) Regional elections · 31/05/2015
 France The Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) was renamed Les Républicains (LR), The Republicans.
Source: Der Standard
 Spain (Communities) Regional elections · 24/05/2015
 Bremen / D
State election · 10/05/2015.
 United Kingdom
Parliamentary election · 07/05/2015.
Parliamentary election · 19/04/2015.
 Madeira / P
Regional election · 29/03/2015.
 Andalusia / E
Regional election · 22/03/2015.
Parliamentary election · 01/03/2015.
Parliamentary election · 01/03/2015.
 Hamburg / D
State election · 15/02/2015.
Parliamentary election · 25/01/2015.
The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) created a new Eurosceptic pan-European party, the Alliance for Direct Democracy in Europe (ADDE). Of the 27 MEPs in the ADDE, 21 are from UKIP.
Sources: BBC & EUobserver
Former Prime Minister George Papandreou (PASOK) announced the creation of a social democratic party. The new party would be called Kinima Dimokraton Sosialiston / Movement of Democratic Socialists  (KIDISO). Five PASOK MPs are expected to join the party.
Source: Ekathimerini
Delegates at the ALDE Party Council in Lisbon have approved applications for membership of five new parties: ANO2011 (ANO)/Czech Republic, Party of Miro Cerar (SMC)/Slovenia, Earth Party (MPT)/Portugal, Alliance of Alenka Bratušek (ZaAB)/Slovenia, Liberal Party of Montenegro (LPCG).
Source: ALDE
Parliamentary election · 30/11/2014.
 Greenland / DK
Parliamentary election · 28/11/2014.
 Calabria / I
Regional election · 23/11/2014.
 Emilia-Romagna / I
Regional election · 23/11/2014.
The European Green Party (EGP) welcomed the Socialist People's Party (SF) from Denmark as full member and Sustainable Development of Croatia (ORaH) as observer member. SF has been part of the EGP as an observer.
Source: EGP
Parliamentary election · 26/10/2014.
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Parliamentary election · 12/10/2014.
Parliamentary election · 05/10/2014.
Parliamentary election · 04/10/2014.
The European People's Party (EPP) approved the membership applications of five parties: National Liberal Party (PNL) and People's Movement Party (PMP) from Romania, Populars for Italy (PPI) and New Centre Right (NCD) from Italy and finally HDZ1990 from Bosnia and Herzegovina (observer member).
Source: EPP
 Vorarlberg / A
State election · 21/09/2014.
 Brandenburg / D
State election · 14/09/2014.
 Thuringia / D
State election · 14/09/2014.
Regional election · 14/09/2014.
Parliamentary election · 14/09/2014.
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