Ranking by influence

This is an overall assessment that combines quantitative and qualitative elements, and which takes into account rapporteurship, key positions, results in votes and other factors that shape the level of influence of an MEP.

Please be advised that some MEPs may be less influential overall, but highly influential on a specific topic (e.g. environment, Turkey). Also, this is an objective assessment, ie. it does not take into account the views of an MEP on various policies. A measurement of the actual support for a specific policy requires an additional topic-focused component.

For details click to read the full study on MEPs influence.

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Rapporteur responsible  Political group Party Country Total policy shaping Total leadership roles Total network Overall score
TAJANI Antonio EPP Forza Italia Italy 5.0 81.0 7.0 93.0 EPP
WEBER Manfred EPP Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern e.V. Germany 0.0 75.0 12.0 87.0 EPP
GUALTIERI Roberto S&D Partito Democratico Italy 43.0 25.0 9.0 77.0 SD
VĂLEAN Adina-Ioana EPP Partidul Naţional Liberal Romania 38.5 24.0 8.0 70.5 EPP
BULLMANN Udo S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 8.5 50.0 11.0 69.5 SD
KARAS Othmar EPP Österreichische Volkspartei Austria 34.0 21.0 12.0 67.0 EPP
GARDIAZABAL RUBIAL Eider S&D Partido Socialista Obrero Español Spain 35.5 18.0 11.0 64.5 SD
HÜBNER Danuta Maria EPP Platforma Obywatelska Poland 28.8 27.5 8.0 64.3 EPP
VERHOFSTADT Guy ALDE Open Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten Belgium 0.5 52.5 11.0 64.0 ALDE
AYALA SENDER Inés  S&D Partido Socialista Obrero Español Spain 34.5 16.0 12.0 62.5 SD
HAUTALA Heidi Greens/EFA Vihreä liitto Finland 23.8 30.0 7.0 60.8 GreensEFA
MORAES Claude S&D Labour Party United Kingdom 33.5 20.0 7.0 60.5 SD
TELIČKA Pavel ALDE Hnutí Hlas Czech Republic 15.5 36.0 7.0 58.5 ALDE
SARVAMAA Petri EPP Kansallinen Kokoomus Finland 27.5 20.0 10.0 57.5 EPP
GRÄSSLE Ingeborg EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 28.5 15.0 12.0 55.5 EPP
MIHAYLOVA Iskra ALDE Movement for Rights and Freedoms Bulgaria 35.8 12.5 7.0 55.3 ALDE
KREHL Constanze S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 28.0 13.5 12.0 53.5 SD
BUZEK Jerzy EPP Platforma Obywatelska Poland 20.5 25.0 8.0 53.5 EPP
MATO Gabriel EPP Partido Popular Spain 30.5 13.0 7.0 50.5 EPP
JEŽEK Petr ALDE Hnutí Hlas Czech Republic 13.0 31.5 6.0 50.5 ALDE
DALTON Daniel ECR Conservative Party United Kingdom 37.5 7.0 6.0 50.5 ECR
WIKSTRÖM Cecilia ALDE Liberalerna Sweden 23.5 19.5 7.0 50.0 ALDE
WIELAND Rainer EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 12.0 25.0 13.0 50.0 EPP
BERÈS Pervenche S&D Parti Socialiste France 22.5 18.0 8.0 48.5 SD
CADEC Alain EPP Les Republicains France 26.3 15.0 7.0 48.3 EPP
SARGENTINI Judith Greens/EFA GroenLinks Netherlands 17.0 23.8 7.0 47.8 GreensEFA
STAES Bart Greens/EFA Groen Belgium 34.3 5.0 8.0 47.3 GreensEFA
DALLI Miriam S&D Partit Laburista Malta 24.0 15.0 8.0 47.0 SD
GEBHARDT Evelyne S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 9.0 25.0 13.0 47.0 SD
SIMON Peter S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 18.0 17.5 11.0 46.5 SD
PAŞCU Ioan Mircea S&D Partidul Social Democrat Romania 3.0 32.5 11.0 46.5 SD
DEPREZ Gérard ALDE Mouvement Réformateur Belgium 25.5 10.0 11.0 46.5 ALDE
RIQUET Dominique ALDE Mouvement Radical Social - Liberal France 19.0 17.5 10.0 46.5 ALDE
LANGE Bernd S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 15.3 20.0 11.0 46.3 SD
SCHWAB Andreas EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 18.0 15.0 13.0 46.0 EPP
SIEKIERSKI Czesław Adam EPP Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe Poland 23.8 15.0 7.0 45.8 EPP
DE LANGE Esther EPP Christen Democratisch Appèl Netherlands 12.0 21.8 11.0 44.8 EPP
FERBER Markus EPP Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern e.V. Germany 19.5 15.0 10.0 44.5 EPP
EHLER Christian EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 7.0 26.3 11.0 44.3 EPP
POC Pavel S&D Česká strana sociálně demokratická Czech Republic 5.5 29.5 9.0 44.0 SD
FERNANDES José Manuel  EPP Partido Social Democrata Portugal 21.0 15.0 8.0 44.0 EPP
KELLER Ska Greens/EFA Buendnis 90/Gruenen Germany 10.5 28.0 5.0 43.5 GreensEFA
SIPPEL Birgit S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 18.5 15.0 10.0 43.5 SD
FAJON Tanja S&D Socialni Demokrati Slovenia 20.5 12.0 11.0 43.5 SD
LIBERADZKI Bogusław S&D Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej Poland 4.0 31.0 8.0 43.0 SD
GRIESBECK Nathalie ALDE Mouvement Démocrate France 12.5 19.5 11.0 43.0 ALDE
EICKHOUT Bas Greens/EFA GroenLinks Netherlands 21.5 14.5 7.0 43.0 GreensEFA
SVOBODA Pavel EPP Křesťanská a demokratická unie - Československá strana lidová Czech Republic 22.5 15.0 5.0 42.5 EPP
DANTI Nicola S&D Partito Democratico Italy 19.0 15.0 8.0 42.0 SD
DELLI Karima Greens/EFA Europe Ecologie France 20.0 15.0 7.0 42.0 GreensEFA
PIETIKÄINEN Sirpa EPP Kansallinen Kokoomus Finland 29.0 3.0 10.0 42.0 EPP
KRASNODĘBSKI Zdzisław ECR Bezpartyjny Poland 13.0 25.0 4.0 42.0 ECR
IN 'T VELD Sophia ALDE Democraten 66 Netherlands 15.5 13.0 13.0 41.5 ALDE
ZAHRADIL Jan ECR Občanská demokratická strana Czech Republic 1.5 35.0 5.0 41.5 ECR
GEIER Jens S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 8.0 22.0 11.0 41.0 SD
KOVATCHEV Andrey EPP Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria Bulgaria 1.0 29.0 11.0 41.0 EPP
VALERO Bodil Greens/EFA Miljöpartiet de gröna Sweden 17.0 16.0 8.0 41.0 GreensEFA
ARTHUIS Jean ALDE La Republique en marche France 13.0 20.0 8.0 41.0 ALDE
ZWIEFKA Tadeusz EPP Platforma Obywatelska Poland 19.0 12.0 10.0 41.0 EPP
DE JONG Dennis GUE/NGL Socialistische Partij Netherlands 26.0 13.0 2.0 41.0 GUENGL
DURAND Pascal Greens/EFA Europe Ecologie France 15.5 16.0 9.0 40.5 GreensEFA
CHARANZOVÁ Dita ALDE ANO 2011 Czech Republic 14.5 17.0 9.0 40.5 ALDE
GUILLAUME Sylvie S&D Parti Socialiste France 7.5 25.0 8.0 40.5 SD
CASTALDO Fabio Massimo EFDD Movimento 5 Stelle Italy 9.5 25.0 6.0 40.5 EFDD
McGUINNESS Mairead EPP Fine Gael Party Ireland 1.5 28.0 11.0 40.5 EPP
GONZÁLEZ PONS Esteban EPP Partido Popular Spain 10.0 22.0 8.0 40.0 EPP
KAUFMANN Sylvia-Yvonne S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 19.0 10.0 11.0 40.0 SD
REDA Julia Greens/EFA Piratenpartei Deutschland Germany 17.0 17.0 6.0 40.0 GreensEFA
DZHAMBAZKI Angel ECR VMRO Bulgaria 24.0 8.0 8.0 40.0 ECR
MUREŞAN Siegfried EPP Partidul Mișcarea Populară Romania 12.0 20.0 8.0 40.0 EPP
TOIA Patrizia S&D Partito Democratico Italy 6.5 25.0 8.0 39.5 SD
STANISHEV Sergei S&D Bulgarian Socialist Party Bulgaria 0.5 34.0 5.0 39.5 SD
MACOVEI Monica  ECR Independent Romania 20.5 14.0 5.0 39.5 ECR
SCHAAKE Marietje ALDE Democraten 66 Netherlands 13.5 16.0 10.0 39.5 ALDE
ANDRIEU Eric S&D Parti Socialiste France 7.0 24.5 8.0 39.5 SD
VALCÁRCEL SISO Ramón Luis EPP Partido Popular Spain 3.5 28.0 8.0 39.5 EPP
VOSS Axel EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 15.0 13.0 11.0 39.0 EPP
GIEGOLD Sven Greens/EFA Buendnis 90/Gruenen Germany 20.0 13.0 6.0 39.0 GreensEFA
KAPPEL Barbara ENF Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs Austria 29.8 3.5 5.0 38.3 ENF
DELVAUX Mady S&D Parti ouvrier socialiste luxembourgeois Luxembourg 22.0 7.5 8.0 37.5 SD
CZARNECKI Ryszard ECR Prawo i Sprawiedliwość Poland 26.5 3.0 8.0 37.5 ECR
LENAERS Jeroen EPP Christen Democratisch Appèl Netherlands 20.5 6.8 10.0 37.3 EPP
ZIMMER Gabriele GUE/NGL DIE LINKE. Germany 1.3 30.0 6.0 37.3 GUENGL
MOSCA Alessia Maria S&D Partito Democratico Italy 12.0 18.0 7.0 37.0 SD
GÁL Kinga EPP Fidesz-Magyar Polgári Szövetség-Keresztény Demokrata Néppárt Hungary 14.0 13.0 10.0 37.0 EPP
SASSOLI David-Maria S&D Partito Democratico Italy 4.0 25.0 8.0 37.0 SD
ENGSTRÖM Linnéa Greens/EFA Miljöpartiet de gröna Sweden 17.3 12.5 7.0 36.8 GreensEFA
NICA Dan S&D Partidul Social Democrat Romania 5.5 23.0 8.0 36.5 SD
VAN BOSSUYT Anneleen  ECR Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie Belgium 13.5 20.0 3.0 36.5 ECR
VAUGHAN Derek S&D Labour Party United Kingdom 22.0 7.5 7.0 36.5 SD
GROSSETÊTE Françoise EPP Les Republicains France 12.5 12.0 12.0 36.5 EPP
ULVSKOG Marita S&D Arbetarepartiet- Socialdemokraterna Sweden 15.3 12.8 8.0 36.0 SD
AGUILERA GARCÍA Clara Eugenia S&D Partido Socialista Obrero Espanol Spain 19.5 7.5 9.0 36.0 SD
MARINESCU Marian-Jean EPP Partidul Naţional Liberal Romania 15.0 12.0 9.0 36.0 EPP
BILBAO BARANDICA Izaskun ALDE Partido Nacionalista Vasco Spain 19.0 10.0 7.0 36.0 ALDE
QUISTHOUDT-ROWOHL Godelieve EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 6.5 18.0 11.0 35.5 EPP
CAVADA Jean-Marie ALDE Generation Citoyens France 15.0 12.5 8.0 35.5 ALDE
HOHLMEIER Monika EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 13.5 13.0 9.0 35.5 EPP
BRESSO Mercedes S&D Partito Democratico Italy 12.5 15.0 8.0 35.5 SD
LEINEN Jo S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 4.5 19.5 11.0 35.0 SD
PAPADIMOULIS Dimitris GUE/NGL Coalition of the Radical Left Greece 3.0 25.0 7.0 35.0 GUENGL