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  European Council - President
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Parents > European Union > European Council
OfficeCouncil President
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 19, 2009 - 01:00am
Polls Close November 19, 2009 - 01:00pm
Term Start November 30, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End November 30, 2011 - 12:00pm
ContributorRalphie
Last ModifiedNew Jerusalem November 19, 2009 02:00pm
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Description With the Lisbon Treaty having been formally ratified by the Czech Republic November 3 all European Union member states have accepted the treaty and it will go into effect. A result of this is a governmental change where the EU Parliament will elect a president and council which will have more powers than under the previous commission president arrangement.

This office has been referred to in the media as being the President of Europe.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyEuropean People's Won09/16/2009
NameFredrik Reinfeldt Votes1 (100.00%)
Term09/17/2009 - 11/30/2009 Margin1 (+100.00%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyEuropean People's Won08/30/2014
NameDonald Tusk Votes1 (100.00%)
Term12/01/2014 - 05/31/2017 Margin1 (+100.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
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KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
06/07/2008 11/19/2009
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Guy Verhofstadt 1 ------
Leaning Call: Guy Verhofstadt (100.00%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)

CANDIDATES
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Name Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy TD John Bruton Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende Council President José María Aznar Secretary of Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker Council President Wolfgang Schüssel
PartyEuropean People's European People's European People's European People's European People's European People's European People's
Uncertified Votes (0.00% in)1 (100.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -1 (-100.00%) -1 (-100.00%) -1 (-100.00%) -1 (-100.00%) -1 (-100.00%) -1 (-100.00%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
CDU Angela Merkel [L]
UMP Nicolas Sarkozy [L]
MORE CANDIDATES
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Name Aleksander Kwaśniewski Felipe González Márquez Secretary of Foreign Affairs Tarja K. Halonen Taoiseach Bertie Ahern Minister Emma Bonino Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt Václav Havel
PartyEuropean Socialists European Socialists European Socialists Liberals and Democrats for Europe Liberals and Democrats for Europe Liberals and Democrats for Europe Non-Attached
Uncertified Votes (0.00% in)0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
Margin-1 (-100.00%) -1 (-100.00%) -1 (-100.00%) -1 (-100.00%) -1 (-100.00%) -1 (-100.00%) -1 (-100.00%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
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Website
MATCHUP POLLS (0 from 0 pollsters)
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
I TX_Progressive
CON Chris Patten [L]
AENM Angry Russian
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 19, 2009 05:00pm News Belgian Premier Van Rompuy Named First EU President  Article Ralphie 
Nov 19, 2009 01:35pm Announcement Blair Out of Race to be EU president  Article TX_Progressive 
Nov 18, 2009 08:00pm Speculative Tony Blair, President of Europe?  Article Monsieur 
Nov 11, 2009 08:00pm Announcement EU to choose first president on Nov 19  Article Ralphie 
Oct 29, 2009 09:10pm News Tony Blair's bid for EU presidency sinks  Article Ralphie 
Oct 02, 2009 02:00pm Perspective Tony Blair 'in line for EU presidency'  Article Ralphie 

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