The Lead Candidate Debate: How will the next European Commission President be selected?

This explainer will examine the controversy surrounding the Spitzenkandidat or lead candidate system for selecting the President of the European Commission. It explores why the system was introduced and why it has been contested by some EU Institutions and Member States.

The Lead Candidate Debate: How will the next European Commission President be selected?

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This explainer will examine the controversy surrounding the Spitzenkandidat or lead candidate system for selecting the President of the European Commission. It explores why the system was introduced and why it has been contested by some EU Institutions and Member States.