The Parliament Magazine | Is pan-European party Volt the future of EU politics?

The political group Volt received five times more votes in this year's European elections compared to 2019. Does it have the potential to gain even more support? Where did this political group come from and what is in its program? Vít Havelka, Senior Researcher at EUROPEUM Institute, commented for The Parliament Magazine.

There is a major difference when it comes to the way in which Volt was developed compared to, say the Social Democrats. The alliances in the EP – like S&D or the centre-right European Peoples Party (EPP) – take a bottom-up approach, while parties like Volt are built from the top-down.

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Vít Havelka
Senior Research Fellow

Expertise: EU institutional relations with member states, europeisation, transformation role of EU

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