The Spitzenkandidaten Process | Dods Political Intelligence

The Genesis and Future of the Spitzenkandidaten Process

The Spitzenkandidaten process is a political process whereby the political parties name their lead candidate for the role of European Commission President ahead of the EU elections.

As we edge closer to the June 2024 European elections, the role of the Spitzenkandidaten process in shaping EU governance remains a topic of keen interest and debate. 

In our latest Dods Political Intelligence report, we provide you with an expert analysis of this process. This includes a detailed history since its inception, thoroughly examining the challenges and controversies that have marked its application in previous election years, as well as the biographies of the main candidates. Additionally, it provides you with predictions and insights on the potential evolution of the process going forward.

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