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New article by Prof. Dr Michael Kaeding and Sammy Siegel at the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung

On 19 June, a new digital article was published by Prof. Dr Michael Kaeding, Professor of European Politics and European Integration at the Institute of Political Science at the University of Duisburg-Essen, and Sammy Siegel, Research Associate at the Chair of European Integration and European Politics at the University of Duisburg-Essen. The article on voter turnout and results in Germany after the European elections on 9 June was published by the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (bpb).

In the article, Prof Kaeding and Sammy Siegel analyse various aspects of the European elections. It provides an overview of voter turnout, which is at the same level as in the last European elections, and analyses the winners and losers of the election in Germany, including micro-parties and non-voters. It also analyses the first-time introduction of a minimum voting age of 16 in a nationwide election. Finally, the significance of the election result for the upcoming European Commission is discussed.

The full article can be read here: Open link (in German).