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Young & Portuguese: (un)usual political trajectories

The (current) 2 biggest political groups in the European Parliament, the centre-right EPP and the centre-left S&D, have their youth structures lead by 2 Portuguese: Lídia Pereira and João Albuquerque, respectively. Lídia Pereira, a young…

Portugal’s electorate at a glance

Portugal’s population of almost 10.3 million (2.3% of all EU citizens, without the UK) elects 21 out of the 705 MEPs, having maintained its number of representatives after the Brexit restructure of the European Parliament….