Articles by Diogo Vieira Ferreira

February 10, 2023

The EU could be on the verge of a step towards real Europarty democracy

Diogo Vieira Ferreira
European (transnational) political parties have suffered from a lack of political influence in the European Union. Diogo Vieira Ferreira argues that dealing with the EU’s democratic deficit requires higher political (party) competition at the EU level. The direct suffrage of MEPs via transnational lists is an embryonic but required step
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Diogo Vieira Ferreira
PhD Candidate, University of Beira Interior in conjuction with the University of Aveiro

Diogo has collaborated on projects related to the European parliamentary elections and the effects of media campaigns on the politicisation of the European Union.

He also writes ocasionally for Diario dos Açores, a regional newspaper from the Azores Islands.

His main areas of research are European election studies, democracy in the European Union and comparative party politics.

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