On June 10, 11, and 13, 1999, about 298 million voters in the 15 European Union (EU) Member States chose 626 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) in the fifth direct elections to the European Parliament. Provided by the European Parliament, this site is aimed at EU voters; nevertheless, researchers, students, or any users interested in Europe-wide politics will want to pay a visit. The site includes electoral procedures by country, four essays on "The European Parliament and his [the] people," an overview of the outgoing Parliament, Important points 1994-1999, and a list of candidates for the upcoming election. The last section is available in French and English only, but the remainder of the site can be viewed in eleven languages.
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