Mr Barroso gets the nod from European parliament for another five years.
Parliament has endorsed José Manuel Barroso for a second term as president of the European commission. Mr Barroso will now be charged with putting together a new commission.
A total of 718 MEPs took part in the secret ballot, with 382 voting for and 219 against. There were 117 abstentions.
EU leaders nominated Mr Barroso for another five-year term after European parliament elections in June.