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Wolfram Nordsieck

Parties and Elections in Europe
 

Parliamentary Elections and Governments since 1945
European Parliament Elections
Political Orientation and History of Parties

Edition 2024
Published 08/01/2024 (8th Revised and Enlarged Edition)
696 Pages
ISBN: 978-3-7583-2626-4 (E-Book: 978-3-7583-3286-9) 
EUR 59,90 (E-Book: 46,99)

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PARTIES AND ELECTIONS IN EUROPE is a comprehensive reference guide to the parliamentary elections and governments in the European countries since 1945, the elections to the European Parliament since 1979 and to all significant political parties in Europe. Listed are more than 1250 parties (currently active parties and dissolved or inactive parties). The guide includes basic data of these parties (founding years, political orientations, affiliations to political parties at European level, European Parliament groups, political internationals and other transnational organisations) and a chronological summary of their history (origins, predecessors, name changes, mergers and splits):

Basic data of more than 1250 significant political parties in Europe:

Founding years, political orientations, affiliations to political parties at European level, European Parliament groups, political internationals and other transnational organisations, official internet presences (active and dissolved parties).

Chronological history of parties:

Origins, predecessors, historical predecessors, name changes, important mergers and splits.

Parliamentary elections:

Detailed results of the legislative elections from all European countries since 1945 (national elections).

Elections to the European Parliament:

Detailed results of the European Parliament Elections from all 28 member states since 1979 (results on national and European level, memberships of national parties in the parliamentary groups).

Governments:

Heads of states, heads of governments and government parties (parties in cabinet) from all European countries since 1945.

Notes: More than 400 important political parties that were dissolved in the past years were now incorporated into the reference guide (7th/8th edition).The chapter Appendices from the former 6th edition (regional elections and regional governments in autonomous regions or states) was excluded from the guide. You can download the chapter here.



Contact information: Wolfram Nordsieck, Merkurstraße 1, 40223 Düsseldorf (Germany). Email: info[at]parties-and-elections.eu. News, suggestions and corrections are always welcome.