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Ranking by influence

This ranking refers to the political influence of the new Members of the European Parliament after the elections in 2019, during the one-year period up to August 2020.

This assessment combines quantitative and qualitative elements and takes into account rapporteurship, key positions, voting behaviour, 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, trade). Also, this is an objective assessment, meaning 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.

The ranking will be periodically updated, every year. The next update is therefore expected to be released in 2021 (Sept/Oct)

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MEP  Political group Political party Country Total Legislative Total Leadership Total Performance Total network Overall score
David Maria SASSOLI S&D Partito Democratico Italy 0.00 84.91 0.00 15.09 100.00 SD
Iratxe GARCÍA PÉREZ S&D Partido Socialista Obrero Español Spain 2.83 62.26 16.04 15.09 96.23 SD
Manfred WEBER EPP Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern e.V. Germany 0.00 56.60 14.15 22.64 93.40 EPP
Antonio TAJANI EPP Forza Italia Italy 1.89 45.28 11.32 30.19 88.68 EPP
Irene TINAGLI S&D Partito Democratico Italy 39.62 28.30 13.21 5.66 86.79 SD
Heidi HAUTALA Greens/EFA Vihreä liitto Finland 3.77 45.28 8.49 25.47 83.02 GreensEFA
José Manuel FERNANDES EPP Partido Social Democrata Portugal 27.36 32.08 14.15 7.55 81.13 EPP
Dacian CIOLOŞ REG Partidul Libertate, Unitate și Solidaritate Romania 0.00 56.60 14.15 9.43 80.19 REG
Othmar KARAS EPP Österreichische Volkspartei Austria 16.04 28.30 14.15 20.75 79.25 EPP
Dragoș PÎSLARU REG Partidul Libertate, Unitate și Solidaritate Romania 42.83 14.15 16.04 5.66 78.68 REG
Dita CHARANZOVÁ REG Ano 2011 Czech Republic 2.26 55.66 8.49 10.38 76.79 REG
Ryszard Antoni LEGUTKO ECR Prawo i Sprawiedliwość Poland 11.32 45.28 6.60 13.21 76.42 ECR
Eider GARDIAZABAL RUBIAL S&D Partido Socialista Obrero Español Spain 23.58 22.64 16.98 13.21 76.42 SD
Bas EICKHOUT Greens/EFA GroenLinks Netherlands 18.87 38.68 12.26 5.66 75.47 GreensEFA
Juan Fernando LÓPEZ AGUILAR S&D Partido Socialista Obrero Español Spain 11.32 28.30 14.15 20.75 74.53 SD
Ryszard CZARNECKI ECR Prawo i Sprawiedliwość Poland 16.51 31.60 9.43 16.98 74.53 ECR
Markus FERBER EPP Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern e.V. Germany 17.92 22.64 14.15 18.87 73.58 EPP
Dimitrios PAPADIMOULIS GUE/NGL Coalition of the Radical Left Greece 8.49 47.17 7.55 9.43 72.64 GUENGL
Cristian-Silviu BUŞOI EPP Partidul Naţional Liberal Romania 13.21 28.30 10.38 20.75 72.64 EPP
Siegfried MUREŞAN EPP Partidul Naţional Liberal Romania 19.34 26.42 15.09 11.32 72.17 EPP
Sven GIEGOLD Greens/EFA Bündnis 90/Die Grünen Germany 8.02 43.40 11.32 9.43 72.17 GreensEFA
Bernd LANGE S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 7.55 28.30 13.21 22.64 71.70 SD
Pascal CANFIN REG Liste Renaissance France 16.98 28.30 14.15 9.43 68.87 REG
Nils TORVALDS REG Svenska folkpartiet Finland 17.45 22.64 15.09 13.68 68.87 REG
Luis GARICANO REG Ciudadanos – Partido de la Ciudadanía Spain 6.60 47.17 14.15 0.00 67.92 REG
Esther de LANGE EPP Christen Democratisch Appèl Netherlands 25.47 16.98 10.38 15.09 67.92 EPP
Younous OMARJEE GUE/NGL La France Insoumise France 25.85 22.64 8.49 10.38 67.36 GUENGL
Birgit SIPPEL S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 17.92 22.64 14.15 11.32 66.04 SD
Guy VERHOFSTADT REG Open Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten Belgium 2.83 18.87 14.15 30.19 66.04 REG
Rainer WIELAND EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 4.72 28.30 11.32 21.70 66.04 EPP
Johan VAN OVERTVELDT ECR Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie Belgium 28.54 28.30 2.83 5.66 65.33 ECR
Sophia in 't VELD REG Democraten 66 Netherlands 4.72 22.64 16.98 18.87 63.21 REG
Pedro SILVA PEREIRA S&D Partido Socialista Portugal 4.72 33.96 14.15 9.91 62.74 SD
Elsi KATAINEN REG Suomen Keskusta Finland 13.96 20.75 13.21 13.21 61.13 REG
Jonás FERNÁNDEZ S&D Partido Socialista Obrero Español Spain 10.38 22.64 17.92 9.43 60.38 SD
Mairead McGUINNESS EPP Fine Gael Party Ireland 4.62 28.30 8.49 18.87 60.28 EPP
David McALLISTER EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 6.04 28.30 12.26 13.21 59.81 EPP
Daniel CASPARY EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 2.83 32.08 11.32 13.21 59.43 EPP
Karima DELLI Greens/EFA Europe Écologie France 17.36 22.64 9.43 9.43 58.87 GreensEFA
Tonino PICULA S&D Socijaldemokratska partija Hrvatske Croatia 13.58 14.15 16.98 13.21 57.92 SD
Jytte GUTELAND S&D Arbetarepartiet- Socialdemokraterna Sweden 10.38 22.64 13.21 11.32 57.55 SD
Fabio Massimo CASTALDO NI Movimento 5 Stelle Italy 5.09 28.30 6.60 16.98 56.98 NI
Norbert LINS EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 10.75 22.64 12.26 11.32 56.98 EPP
Paulo RANGEL EPP Partido Social Democrata Portugal 8.49 24.53 15.09 8.02 56.13 EPP
Monika HOHLMEIER EPP Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern e.V. Germany 12.26 16.98 13.21 13.21 55.66 EPP
Ewa KOPACZ EPP Platforma Obywatelska Poland 2.83 28.30 15.09 9.43 55.66 EPP
Roberta METSOLA EPP Partit Nazzjonalista Malta 12.26 22.64 10.38 9.91 55.19 EPP
Peter LIESE EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 3.30 22.64 12.26 16.98 55.19 EPP
Danuta Maria HÜBNER EPP Platforma Obywatelska Poland 9.43 14.15 12.26 18.87 54.72 EPP
Olivier CHASTEL REG Mouvement Réformateur Belgium 8.02 22.64 17.92 5.66 54.25 REG
Vilija BLINKEVIČIŪTĖ S&D Lietuvos socialdemokratų partija Lithuania 11.70 11.32 17.92 13.21 54.15 SD
Zdzisław KRASNODĘBSKI ECR Prawo i Sprawiedliwość Poland 4.72 28.30 7.55 13.21 53.77 ECR
Javier MORENO SÁNCHEZ S&D Partido Socialista Obrero Español Spain 2.83 22.64 16.98 11.32 53.77 SD
Dan NICA S&D Partidul Social Democrat Romania 2.83 33.96 12.26 4.25 53.30 SD
Lívia JÁRÓKA EPP Fidesz-Magyar Polgári Szövetség-Kereszténydemokrata Néppárt Hungary 4.72 28.30 2.83 17.45 53.30 EPP
Michael GAHLER EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 6.98 17.92 10.38 17.92 53.21 EPP
Janusz LEWANDOWSKI EPP Platforma Obywatelska Poland 2.83 14.15 9.43 26.42 52.83 EPP
Frédérique RIES REG Mouvement Réformateur Belgium 6.13 11.32 16.04 18.87 52.36 REG
Stéphane SÉJOURNÉ REG La République en marche France 6.04 24.53 16.04 5.66 52.26 REG
Marie-Pierre VEDRENNE REG Mouvement Démocrate France 12.64 17.92 16.04 5.66 52.26 REG
Margarida MARQUES S&D Partido Socialista Portugal 14.15 14.15 17.92 5.66 51.89 SD
Charles GOERENS REG Parti démocratique Luxembourg 4.72 16.98 13.21 16.98 51.89 REG
Philippe LAMBERTS Greens/EFA Ecologistes Confédérés pour l'Organisation de Luttes Originales Belgium 2.83 29.25 11.32 8.02 51.42 GreensEFA
Marcel KOLAJA Greens/EFA PIRÁTI Czech Republic 2.26 37.74 11.32 0.00 51.32 GreensEFA
Hilde VAUTMANS REG Open Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten Belgium 4.15 14.15 17.92 15.09 51.32 REG
Clara AGUILERA S&D Partido Socialista Obrero Español Spain 14.53 12.26 14.15 10.38 51.32 SD
Sandra KALNIETE EPP Partija "VIENOTĪBA" Latvia 2.26 11.32 15.09 22.64 51.32 EPP
Marian-Jean MARINESCU EPP Partidul Naţional Liberal Romania 2.26 14.15 12.26 22.64 51.32 EPP
Dolors MONTSERRAT EPP Partido Popular Spain 5.66 32.08 13.21 0.00 50.94 EPP
Simona BONAFÈ S&D Partito Democratico Italy 12.26 11.32 17.92 9.43 50.94 SD
Petras AUŠTREVIČIUS REG Lietuvos Respublikos liberalų sąjūdis Lithuania 10.75 13.68 18.87 7.55 50.85 REG
Martina DLABAJOVÁ REG Ano 2011 Czech Republic 4.72 31.13 4.72 9.91 50.47 REG
Christian EHLER EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 4.72 22.64 9.43 13.68 50.47 EPP
Andreas SCHWAB EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 2.26 23.58 11.32 13.21 50.38 EPP
Katarina BARLEY S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 2.83 28.30 13.21 5.66 50.00 SD
Stéphanie YON-COURTIN REG Liste Renaissance France 6.60 23.58 14.15 5.66 50.00 REG
Sabine VERHEYEN EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 7.55 16.98 14.15 11.32 50.00 EPP
Kathleen VAN BREMPT S&D Socialistische Partij.Anders Belgium 2.83 22.64 15.09 9.43 50.00 SD
Ulrike MÜLLER REG Freie Wähler Germany 4.15 25.47 14.15 5.66 49.43 REG
Dennis RADTKE EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 9.81 14.15 12.26 13.21 49.43 EPP
Tilly METZ Greens/EFA Déi Gréng - Les Verts Luxembourg 13.58 9.43 13.21 13.21 49.43 GreensEFA
Udo BULLMANN S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 4.72 8.49 11.32 24.53 49.06 SD
Agnes JONGERIUS S&D Partij van de Arbeid Netherlands 7.92 21.70 10.38 8.49 48.49 SD
Yana TOOM REG Eesti Keskerakond Estonia 7.92 16.98 14.15 9.43 48.49 REG
Dominique RIQUET REG Mouvement Radical Social-Libéral France 7.92 11.32 15.09 14.15 48.49 REG
Pierre KARLESKIND REG La République en marche France 3.77 25.47 11.32 7.55 48.11 REG
Christophe HANSEN EPP Parti chrétien social luxembourgeois Luxembourg 6.60 22.64 13.21 5.66 48.11 EPP
Carlos ZORRINHO S&D Partido Socialista Portugal 2.83 16.98 18.87 9.43 48.11 SD
Jan OLBRYCHT EPP Platforma Obywatelska Poland 7.55 11.32 11.32 17.92 48.11 EPP
Derk Jan EPPINK ECR Forum voor Democratie Netherlands 4.25 34.91 3.77 4.72 47.64 ECR
Klára DOBREV S&D Demokratikus Koalíció Hungary 9.81 28.30 9.43 0.00 47.55 SD
Andrey NOVAKOV EPP Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria Bulgaria 12.64 14.15 11.32 9.43 47.55 EPP
Tiemo WÖLKEN S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 8.87 14.15 11.32 13.21 47.55 SD
Axel VOSS EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 6.04 17.92 11.32 12.26 47.55 EPP
Evelyne GEBHARDT S&D Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands Germany 2.26 9.43 15.09 20.75 47.55 SD
Nicola BEER REG Freie Demokratische Partei Germany 2.83 28.30 16.04 0.00 47.17 REG
Niclas HERBST EPP Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Germany 14.15 14.15 13.21 5.66 47.17 EPP
Angelika NIEBLER EPP Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern e.V. Germany 2.83 7.55 14.15 22.64 47.17 EPP
Raffaele FITTO ECR Fratelli d'Italia Italy 8.40 30.19 1.89 6.60 47.08 ECR
Christel SCHALDEMOSE S&D Socialdemokratiet Denmark 2.74 17.92 11.32 15.09 47.08 SD