The French Green party, EELV, have selected their electoral lists for the European Elections next year. The eight regional lists are headed by a strong group of candidates.
In Ile-de-France, the regional list is topped by Pascal Durant (who recently stepped down as national secretary of the party). Sitting MEPs Sandrine Bélier (Est), Karima Delli (Nord-Ouest), Yannick Jadot (Ouest) and Michéle Ravisi (Sud-Est) also head their respective lists.
In Sud-Ouest, Green Primary Contender José Bové heads his regional list. The other lists are headed by Yvette Duchemann (Outre-Mer) and Clarisse Heusquin (Centre).
EELV are currently the biggest delegation to the Green Group in the european Parliament, with 15 MEPs. Earlier this year, and Ifop European poll gave EELV 7.5% of votes.
Other Green parties in the EU to announce candidates for the European elections next year include the Maltese Greens, the Austrian Greens, the Dutch Greens, the Flanders Greens, the Finnish Greens, the Green Party of England and Wales, and the Scottish Greens.
You can find the full EELV lists here.