Vote on the re-election of José Manuel Barroso at the Presidency of the EC by the EP and statement by Jerzy Buzek, EP President, and José Manuel Barroso
Members of the EP voted on 16/09/2009 during the plenary session in Strasbourg, on whether to endorse President of the EC, nominee José Manuel Barroso, for a second five-year term. The results of the vote are as follows: 718 voters, 382 in favour, 219 against and 117 abstentions. José Manuel Barroso was re-lected.
He expressed his gratitude to the Chamber for his election, and committed to his agenda as outlined last week to the Chamber, with as leitmotiv: strong Europe for freedom and solidarity. LINKLINK