EGBA poll: Michel Barnier favourite to become EU Commission President

Between November 2018 – June 2019, EGBA conducted a poll of readers to find out who they think will be the next President of the European Commission. And…*drum roll*… the results are now in.

With interest in the race for the EU’s top job beginning to reach fever pitch, the poll broke’s record for the number of poll votes – with over 19,000 votes cast. The final results are:

Votes Percentage % 
Frans Timmermans 3791 19.47
Manfred Weber 4667 23.97
Margrethe Vestager 5053 25.96
Michel Barnier 5957 30.60
Total 19468 100.00


>> Don’t forget to check out the latest betting odds for the Spitzenkandidat race.

Whoever the new President will be, they are sure to have a busy term – and EGBA is one of the many industry bodies who are looking towards the new Commission to improve their sector’s rulebook.


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