EU elections 2024: Pro-crypto parties pick up seats amid Green losses

The European elections have caused a stir, but several pro-crypto or crypto-supportive parties have gained seats.

From June 6 to 9, more than 185 million people from the European Union’s 27 member states voted for candidates to serve a five-year term in a new European Parliament, the legislative branch of the political bloc.

This pivotal event will shape the political direction of the EU for five years, and crypto and blockchain are no exception.

The election results are mixed: The Christian Democrats won 10 seats, while the Social Democrats hung on, losing only four seats, and the pro-business (and pro-crypto) Renew Europe Group lost 23 seats.

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