Ursula von der Leyen officially confirmed as next European Commission president

Author: Justin Low | Category: News

She will succeed Juncker starting from 1 December

von der Leyen won the majority vote today with 461 votes (out of 707) in her favour, which is far more than what Juncker got (422 votes out of 729) when he was elected in 2014.

This was all expected already for the longest of time but now it is made official.

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