EP elects new Vice Presidents and Quaestors
Wednesday 18 January 2012
After the election of the European Parliament (EP) President on 17 January, all 14 Vice-Presidents were elected in the third round with a simple majority of the valid votes cast. The Quaestors were elected on the same day.
The 14 Vice-Presidents elected are: Gianni Pittella (Italy), Miguel Angel Martínez Martínez (Spain), Anni Podimata (Greece), Alejo Vidal-Quadras (Spain), Georgios Papastamkos (Greece), Roberta Angelilli (Italy), Othmar Karas (Austria), Edward McMilland-Scott (UK), Isabelle Durant (Belgium), Alexander Alvaro (Germany), Rainer Wieland (Germany), Oldřich Vlasak (Czech Rep.), Jacek Protasiewicz (Poland), László Surjan (Hungary).
The 5 Quaestors elected are: Astrid Lulling (Luxembourg), Jim Higgings (Ireland), Lidia Geringer de Oedenberg (Poland), Bogusław Liberadzki (Poland), Jiří Mastalka (Czech Rep.).
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