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Public Service Commitment: Europe Elects is dedicated to enriching European democracy by providing a comprehensive public service around verified election data. We offer accessible information to inquisitive citizens, covering crucial aspects of elections from the local to the EU level. Serving as a unique election hub, our platform caters to citizens across the continent, ensuring a centralized resource for electoral insights.

Proven Impact: Our success is evident in our extensive outreach, boasting over a quarter of a million followers on various social media platforms and tens of thousands of website visits each month. Notably, our audience includes key policy influencers and stakeholders, underscoring the significance of our role in shaping political discourse. In a 2019 assessment by POLITICO, Europe Elects emerged as the 12th most influential media entity in the EU Parliament, surpassing renowned outlets such as CNN or Le Monde.

Access to Data: We are committed to transparency and collaboration by making our data accessible to journalists, academics, and other information gatekeepers. This commitment underscores our dedication to fostering an informed and engaged public sphere, transcending traditional media boundaries.

Central to EU Democracy: Europe Elects serves as the premier hub for European elections, offering unparalleled monthly projections for the EU Parliament and comprehensive tracking of the European Council. Our projections undergo rigorous peer review by a panel of more than 20 experts on a monthly basis, ensuring accuracy and reliability.

Real-time Reporting and Analysis: We provide live reporting on elections listed in Europe’s most comprehensive electoral calendar, which is uniquely displayed on our website. Our in-depth analysis, conveyed through publicly available educational videos and social media posts, is crafted to be easily understood by Europeans of diverse backgrounds and transcends national borders.

Guardians of Data Integrity: In our commitment to combatting misinformation, we meticulously gather and critically review polling data before integrating it into our database. By doing so, we play a vital role in preventing the spread of fake news surrounding polling and election data.

Democracy Watchdog Role: Europe Elects acts as a vigilant democracy watchdog in authoritarian countries. We amplify the voices of credible election observers, drawing insights from reputable sources such as publications from the OECD. This proactive stance contributes to promoting transparency and accountability on a global scale.

Team Values: Europe Elects is run by a non-partisan team of 40 volunteers. We cherish diversity. Everyone is welcome to contribute to the team, regardless of gender, class, skin colour, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, academic or professional background. Europe Elects follows the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity when possible, in addition to our own internally agreed-upon best practices.

Finances: We are de facto non-profit seeking. 100% of our income is reinvested into Europe Elects.

Our vision: A world with cross-border political understanding and global democracy that is led by a politically empowered citizenry.

Our mission: It is our mission to make data related to polls and elections accessible for researchers, journalists, politicians, and citizens across borders to create a common understanding of global democracy.

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Tobias Gerhard Schminke
Team Coordinator | Founder | CEO

Tobias founded Europe Elects in May 2014, and until September 2017 ran the account on his own. Today, he is the CEO of Europe Elects UG (haftungsbeschränkt) and has been the team's coordinator from 2017 to 2020 and then again since 2021. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication Science with a Political Science minor at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany, and Haifa University, Israel. In 2019, he obtained his Master of Arts in International Development Studies in Halifax, Canada. He is currently working towards his Ph.D. in Political Science at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada.

Julius Lehtinen
Editor-In-Chief | Finland and Greenland Correspondent

Julius joined the Europe Elects team in 2018. He is a PhD researcher in Political, Societal and Regional Changes at the University of Helsinki and writes about European Affairs for the Finnish Foreign Political magazine The Ulkopolitist. Julius is the Editor-In-Chief of Europe Elects on top of covering polls & election results in Finland and Greenland. He was the team's interim coordinator in 2020.

Jakub Rogowiecki
Executive Project Manager | Poland Correspondent
Jakub has been part of the Europe Elects team since May 2020. He oversees planning and strategy implementation within Europe Elects. He also covers polls and elections in Poland, as well as supports Central Eastern Europe coverage. Jakub has also been part of Asia Elects since January 2019, where he is Deputy Editor as well as the Liaison with Europe Elects. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Essex and a Master’s degree in Political Economy of Europe from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). In the past, he worked for Renew Europe in the European Parliament. Jakub is part of Europe Elects’ finance team and coordinates our social media coverage.
Aleš Rus
Website Managing Coordinator | Slovenia Correspondent

Aleš has been covering polls and elections in Slovenia for Europe Elects since May 2019. He graduated from the University of Ljubljana with a degree in informatics and has supported the maintenance of Europe Elects' website in the past. 

Alastair Warner
Social Media Manager (Telegram, VK) | Russia & UK Correspondent

Alastair has been part of Europe Elects since September 2020. He holds a Bachelor with Honours in Political Science and Russian Language from the University of Manchester. He covers both Russian and British politics. Alastair also established and manages Europe Elects' Telegram and VK channels.

Alex Figurski
Audio Editor

Alex joined Europe Elects in February 2022. He edits and produces our podcast series, having previously edited UCL's Post-Soviet Press Pod. He is studying for a masters at Jagiellonian University, where he is undertaking statistical research on vaccine hesitancy in Eastern Europe and Africa. Alex also covers Central African Republic for our sister project Africa Elects.

Andrei Miclea
Romania Correspondent
Andrei Miclea has been part of Europe Elects since 2019. He has a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Computer Science, and he works as a Cloud Engineer Freelancer. Currently he works as a contractor for the European Comision. He covers Romania.

 

Andrej Černek
Slovakia Correspondent
Andrej Černek joined Europe Elects in 2024 and covers polls and elections in Slovakia. He has a Bachelor's and Master's degrees in AI from Masaryk University in Brno and is currently pursuing a PhD in motion data analysis and processing.
Antonio F. Modeo
Team Website | Italy, the Vatican, and San Marino Correspondent

Antonio has been covering polls and elections in Italy for Europe Elects since late 2018. He is graduated in Informatics and Telecommunications from Sava's Technical Institute and is currently studying Political Science at the University of Bari.

Ariel Helimsky (They/Them)
Russia Correspondent

Ariel joined Europe Elects in 2023, and cover elections in Russia. They have experience working as an election observer with NGOs in a few Russian elections. They're currently obtaining a CS degree at university.

Cyrille Amoursky
Team Finance | Ukraine Correspondent

Cyrille Amoursky has been part of Europe Elects since August 2020. He is currently studying European Politics at the European School of Political and Social Sciences (ESPOL) in Lille and is an international correspondent for What's On. He is passionate about geopolitics, history, and learning languages. He coordinates Europe Elects' finance team and covers polls and elections in Ukraine.

Emre Türker
Türkiye Correspondent

Emre joined Europe Elects in 2020. He holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from Middle East Technical University (METU) and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in European Studies at the same university. He worked as a data visualization managing coordinator of Europe Elects in the past, and he currently covers the polls and the elections of Türkiye since he joined the team.

Eric Balonwu
Team Podcast | Team Newsletter

Eric Balonwu joined Europe Elects in 2023. He studies Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the University of Oxford. He is currently responsible for researching and writing the script for the Europe Elects podcast.

Filip van Laenen
Team Database

Filip has been part of Europe Elects since September 2017. He holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science in Computer Science from KULeuven and has been tracking Belgian polls for more than ten years. He has a special interest in statistics and has created open-source software to calculate seat projections. 

Gabriel Hedengren
Podcast Co-Host

Gabriel is the co-host of the Europe Elects Podcast. He is a PR account manager living in London and joined Europe Elects in 2019.

Gert Armand Valgerist
Estonia and Lithuania Correspondent

Gert joined Europe Elects in 2023. He covers polls and elections in Estonia and Lithuania. He is also responsible for keeping the front page calendars of the Elects websites up to date.

Giorgi Inalishvili
Team Website

Giorgi joined Europe Elects team in March 2021. He holds Master's degrees in Business Administration and International Relations. Giorgi has a huge experience both working for the government and civil society organizations. He also is a master trainer of IREX Georgia in media literacy. During the last 10 years, Giorgi has been actively observing international politics and South Caucasus region politics as well. 

Graham Hodgson
Team Maps

Graham Hodgson has been working with Elects on cartography and data visualisation since 2023, documenting elections in Europe and Latin America. Elsewhere, his research interests focus on party and electoral systems and public choice, with work published in the Brown Journal of Politics, Philosophy, and Economics.

Harry Hayfield
Data Visualisation Assistant | UK Correspondent (Support)

Harry resides in the United Kingdom and has been doing analysis and election projections with various academic institutions since the 1989 European Election. He stood as Welsh Green Party (Greens/EFA) candidate for Welsh Parliament in the Ceredigion constituency and as part of the regional team in Mid and West Wales 2021. Harry has a GCSE at Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion. He is an expert on electoral law and electoral history in the United Kingdom. Harry also prepares electoral history charts for Europe Elects.

Jan Jakob Langer
Germany and Georgia Correspondent
Jan Jakob joined Europe Elects in 2023. He covers Germany, his native country, and Georgia, where his family is originally from. Jan Jakob is currently pursuing his Master’s degree in Chemistry at Saarland University. He is also active in the international work of a German political youth organization.
Javid Ibad
Podcast Team
Javid joined Europe Elects in December 2021. He started his activities as a scriptwriter in our Podcast team. Since October 2022, he is the host of the Europe Elects Podcast. In addition, he frequently publishes articles on our website. Javid studied Political Science at Baku State University and International Relations and Diplomacy at Leiden University. He possesses extensive expertise in research, political parties, and electoral processes. He teaches courses on Central and Eastern European societies and politics to Bachelor students in regional studies at the Azerbaijani University of Languages.
Jenchi Lyu
Maps Team | Social Media Manager

Jenchi Lyu joined Europe Elects in 2023. He is currently pursuing an arts degree at the University of Queensland, Australia, with a major in political science. He serve as the Instagram and Bluesky Manager for Europe Elects.

Joakim Lindboe
Norway correspondent

Joakim Lindboe joined Europe Elects in 2024 to cover his home country, Norway. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and is particularly passionate about social science, politics, history, and philosophy.

João Reis
Podcast Team | UK correspondent

João Reis joined Europe Elects in August 2023. He studied to be a Music Teacher in Portugal and later, Musicology at Goldsmith's, in London. He is currently working as one of the United Kingdom correspondents and is part of the podcast team. He also works as a music teacher in Edinburgh, Scotland.

José Alvarado
YouTube Team

José has been part of Europe Elects since September 2017. He received his Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the American University in Washington, D.C. Previously, he has worked as an intern for the Paris-based think tank Confrontations Europe and in the United States Senate

Josh Housden
Data Visualisation Managing Coordinator | UK correspondent

Josh Housden joined Europe Elects in 2023. He studies political geography at both Manchester Metropolitan University and Comenius University Bratislava. He covers polls in the United Kingdom and the GIS mapping of elections in Africa.

Julien Mathias
Portugal Correspondent

Having joined Elects in October 2023, Julien covers elections and polls in Portugal. He is currently studying Political Science at Paris-Panthéon-Assas University. Holding dual citizenship, he has previously produced research papers on the Portuguese political system.

Kryštof Křejpský
Czechia Correspondent

Kryštof Křejpský joined Europe Elects in May 2022 and covers Czechia and Slovakia. He works as a journalist at the foreign desk of CNN Prima News and has a bachelor's degree in history from Masaryk University in Brno.

Kyriakos Konstanta
Cyprus Correspondent

Kyriakos joined Europe Elects in 2023 as Cyprus support correspondent, covering polls and elections. He holds a BA in Communication & Internet Studies from the Cyprus University of Technology and a MSc in Political Communication from the University of Gothenburg. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD in Applied Political Communication from the Cyprus University of Technology. His research focuses on Negative Political Campaigning and its drivers. Kyriakos works as a Press & Information Officer.

Leon Andrius Liesener
Data visualisation specialist

Leon has been part of the Europe Elects team since May 2019. He covers polls and elections in Liechtenstein. He also supported or led the coverage of Belarus, Switzerland and Ukraine in the past. Moreover, he is a producer and audio engineer for the Europe Elects' podcast. He studies Mathematics in his Bachelor's at the University of Göttingen. Leon was the team's coordinator from 2020 to 2021.   

Leonardo Basso
Team Podcast

Leonardo Basso joined Elects in 2023. He previously worked as a production assistant at Internazionale and is currently studying computer science. Leonardo is involved in editing and producing the Europe Elects podcast and videos. He also curates the Instagram page for Oceania Elects.

Linus Folke Jensen
Team Website | Latvia Correspondent

Linus has been part of the Europe Elects team since August 2020, covering polls and elections in Latvia. He also covered Denmark until July 2022. A native of Denmark, he has previously studied in Latvia and been an intern at the Public Broadcasting of Latvia. Linus is a part of Europe Elects' website team.

Lovro Morović
Croatia Correspondent

Lovro Morović joined Europe Elects in 2024. He covers polls and elections in Croatia. Lovro holds a BA in International Relations & Diplomacy from Libertas International University (Croatia) and a MA in Conflict & Democracy Studies from Masaryk University (Czechia). Currently he works on EU-level Youth and Education policies in the non-profit sector, and his previous works extensively centered on social justice, inclusivity, and active citizenship advocacy through grassroots movements.

Mario Kuçi
Albania and Kosovo Correspondent

Mario Kuçi joined Europe Elects in 2023 as a country correspondent for Albania and Kosovo. He currently studies Political Science (MA) at the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg in Austria. He has worked on media issues and civil liberties in the non-profit sector and as a research assistant in academia. He also is an activist on social issues in, particularly in his home country, Albania.

Marko Rufić
Serbia Correspondent

Marko Rufić has been a member of Europe Elects since 2024. He is a student of computer science at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Applied Studies in Belgrade. In his free time, he follows Serbian and European-wide politics and does web development, photography, activism, and journalism. He covers polls and elections in Serbia.

Mathew Nicolson
Election Day Managing Coordinator | Deputy Editor | UK Correspondent

Mathew Nicolson has been a member of Europe Elects since 2017. He covers polls and elections in the UK, its crown dependencies and also the Faroe Islands. Outside of Europe Elects, he is completing a PhD in modern Scottish history at the University of Edinburgh and runs the Scottish History Network.

Matías Pino
Spain Correspondent

Matias has been part of Europe Elects since September 2022, covering polls and elections in Spain. He is a native of Uruguay but has been living in Spain since 2019. He holds a Master's degree in Economic Development and Innovation from the University of Santiago de Compostela. He currently works as a project management consultant in the IT sector.

Matthias Troude
France and Monaco Correspondent

Matthias Troude joined Europe Elects in 2023 to cover polls and elections in France and Monaco. He studied English at Paris-Saclay University and is now pursuing a journalism degree at Sorbonne University. In addition to his passion for the politics of his native country, he also has a keen interest in British and North American political affairs.

Michał Konarski
Team Human Resource | Poland Correspondent (Support)

Michał Konarski is currently a student at Bolesław Chrobry's High School in Wroclaw. He has been a part of Europe Elects since July 2018 and is also part of editors' team of youth press collective Alternatywa.

Mihail Murgashanski
North Macedonia Correspondent

Mihail has been part of Europe Elects since November 2020 covering polls and elections in North Macedonia. He holds a Master of Laws degree from the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje and his main academic interests are intellectual property law and public international law. His passions are history, politics and rule of law. Mihail is a former director for seminars and conferences at ELSA North Macedonia and has obtained several internships in public institutions, law firms and chambers.

Miguel Morales Haustein
German Support Correspondent

Miguel joined Europe Elects in 2023 as a support correspondent for Germany. Although he was brought up in Spain, he is half-German and intends to study Economics and Law at the University of Münster. He has a deep interest in psephology, public policy and international politics.

Mingo Garscha
European Union and Austria Correspondent

Mingo has been part of the team since October 2022. He holds a Master's degree in Sociology at the University of Vienna, where he focused on empirical research and quantitative analysis. He currently works in IT, but his passion remains in Austrian and European politics.

Nasha Gagnebin
Team YouTube | Switzerland and Liechtenstein Correspondent; Liechtenstein Correspondent (Support)

Nasha has been part of Europe Elects since January 2021. He holds a MA in Film History & Aesthetics with a Political Science minor from the University of Lausanne and a MFA in Film Directing from the International Film & Television School of Paris. He has created, outside of his work with Europe Elects, numerous data visualizations about Swiss political parties, elections & MPs that have caught Swiss medias and journalists' attention. He covers polls, elections and referenda in Switzerland & Liechtenstein. His other passions are travelling and vexillology.

Nassreddin Taibi
Election Day Managing Coordinator | Netherlands, Belgium & Sweden Correspondent

Nassreddin has been part of the Europe Elects team since March 2020 taken in as the correspondent for the Netherlands. He studies Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies. Despite only having lived in the Netherlands, Nassreddin has a great interest in Belgian and Swedish politics, which he also covers.

Nensi Mkrtchyan
Armenia Correspondent

Nensi Mkrtchyan joined Europe Elects in 2024. She studied at College of Europe in Natolin and established Erasmus Student Network in Armenia, however, is currently working as Policy and Advocacy Assistant with Erasmus Student Network Spain. Her researches and policy papers are being disseminated in Armenia and abroad. She covers polls and elections in Armenia.

Polychronis Karampelas
Podcast Managing Editor | Greece Correspondent
Polychronis Karampelas covers polls and elections in Greece, also formerly covering Albania, Kosovo and North Macedonia. Beyond that, he was the managing editor of the Europe Elects Podcast. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations, a MA in Global Risks, Politics and Analytics and an MSc in Political Analysis.
Rafael Eduardo Pena-Rios Ribero
Social Media Manager (YouTube)

Rafael has been part of Europe Elects since 2017. Living in Colombia, he is studying graphic design and interactive design at University of Bogota Jorge Tadeo Lozano. He is responsible for Europe Elects' YouTube channel and producer and audio engineer of the Europe Elects podcast. In the past, he has been covering Romania for the team. 

Raúl von Liebenstein
Malta Correspondent

Raúl von Liebenstein joined Elects in 2023. He holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations and Organisations from Leiden University and a Master's degree in Political Science from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Raúl currently works for the pan-European political party Volt. He covers Malta for Europe Elects. For America Elects, he covers polls and elections in Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten.

Rithwik Narendra
Iceland Correspondent

Rithwik Narendra joined Europe Elects in 2023. He studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. In his free time, he likes reading about political parties around the world. He covers polls and elections in Iceland.

Roman Broszkowski
Bosnia, Luxembourg and Belarus Correspondent

Roman Broszkowski joined Europe Elects in 2022. He studied at Oberlin College and has worked as a freelance reporter covering Eastern and Central Europe. His work has been published in outlets such as Notes from Poland, Political Critique, and Jacobin. He covers polls and elections in Bosnia, Luxembourg and Belarus, and also supports the coverage of Croatia.

Ștefan-Bogdan Neagu
Moldova Correspondent

Ștefan has been a member of Europe Elects since 2023. He holds a Bachelor's & Master's degree in Telecom Engineering and his passions are sports, data, history and politics.

Teodora Yovcheva
Team Human Resource | Bulgaria Correspondent

Teodora Yovcheva has been covering polls and elections in Bulgaria for Europe Elects since September 2019. She is a Ph.D. student in Comparative Politics. Her academic interests are political parties and party systems. Teodora is the doctoral students' representative in the board of Student Union in Sofia University and the former vice-chairman of the students club of political science.

Tidjani Saleh
Spain & Andorra Correspondent

Tidjani joined Africa Elects in June 2021, helping with the coverage of Mauritania and Western Sahara, where he's originally from. Tidjani joined Europe Elects in 2022 to cover Spain, of which he also is a national. He is currently studying Political Science at the Complutense University of Madrid. He speaks four languages: Spanish, Arabic (specifically the Hassaniya variant), English and French. He became Africa Elects' team coordinator in January 2023.

Tristan Balsløw
Denmark Correspondent

Tristan has been with Europe Elects since July 2022. He covers the Danish polls. He is a student in Copenhagen at Aurehøj Gymnasium. He is active within Danish and European politics.

Tomos Stokes
Team Website | Team Youtube | Team Podcast

Tomos has been part of Europe Elects and Oceania Elects since 2023. He is currently a student at Royal Holloway University of London. He provides the voice for YouTube videos and assists with website maintenance and the Europe Elects Podcast. Additionally, he is the BIOT and Pitcairn Islands correspondent for Oceania Elects. Splitting his time between Cardiff and London, he enjoys following politics Europe-wide and Eurovision! He has also worked for BBC Radio Cymru with their News and Current affairs breakfast programme.

Viktor Babar
Team Database | Hungary Correspondent

Viktor is the founder of Hungary Elects and has been part of Europe Elects team since September 2017. He studied social sciences and survey statistics at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary. He is currently working for a Hungarian political polling company as a researcher.

Yiorgos Kakouris
Cyprus Correspondent

Yiorgos Kakouris joined Europe Elects in 2019, just in time for the European Parliament Elections. He studied at New York University and University College London, and worked for several years as a political reporter in Cyprus covering the reunification negotiations. He works as a Brussels correspondent for Alpha TV Cyprus and writes analysis for Politis newspaper.

Associates

Ignasi Subirà
Associate

Ignasi has been part of the Europe Elects team since September 2017. After having earned a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics in Barcelona, he is now pursuing a Master’s program at the London School of Economics. Until January 2022, he covered polls and elections from Spain and Andorra.

Kristófer Másson
Associate

Kristófer has been a part of Europe Elects since January 2022. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Software Engineering from the University of Iceland and a Master of Science in Software Engineering degree from Drexel University in Philadelphia, USA. Until July 2022, Kristófer covered polls and elections from Iceland.

Luka Ivan Jukić
Associate

Luka has been a part of Europe Elects since May 2019. He studies Economics and History at the University of Glasgow and works as a freelance journalist with a focus on Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Until 2022, he covered polls and elections from Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Noah Wheatley
Associate

Noah has been part of Europe Elects since September 2017. He is currently studying Modern European Studies with German, at the University of Nottingham. Noah covered polls and elections in Denmark, Norway and Iceland until 2022.

Rati Shubladze
Associate

Rati has been part of the Europe Elects team since July 2018. Until 2020, he covered polls from Georgia. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. from the Department of Sociology at Tbilisi State University. Rati’s doctoral research focuses on electoral behaviour in Georgia. He also teaches undergraduate and graduate-level research methods classes at TSU. Additionally, Rati is a researcher at CRRC-Georgia.

Seán Glennon
Associate

Seán has been a member of the Europe Elects team since March 2018. He is the founder of Ireland Elects and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and History from University College Dublin. He is currently based in Taipei, Taiwan. Until 2022, he was mainly covering polls and election results for the Republic of Ireland for Europe Elects.

Simone Esposito
Associate

Simone Esposito has been part of Europe Elects since September 2017. Having graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), he is now doing an internship at Confindustria, while working towards a master’s degree in European affairs at ULB in Brussels. Simone is also a former intern at the European Commission in London and at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Until 2021, he coordinated the Europe Elects database team. 

Dylan Marshall
Associate

Dylan has been part of Europe Elects since September 2017. He obtained a Bachelor of Laws in International and European Law from the Hague University of Applied Science and holds a Master of Arts in Transnational Governance at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Dylan is also a member of the Young European Federalists. 

Matteo Obererlacher
Associate
Otto-Kristjan Vanajuur
Associate
Tomas Bálint
Associate
Guilherme Ferreira Resende
Associate
Euan Healey
Associate
Lucie Bogaerts
Associate
Vincent Marmara
Associate

Vincent covered polls and elections in Malta for Europe Elects until 2024. He earned a PhD in Mathematics (Statistics) at the University of Stirling and is currently a lecturer at the University of Malta. He joined Europe Elects in 2019.

Yasen Illiev
Associate
Celso Gomes
Associate

Celso Gomes joined the Europe Elects team in 2019, covering polls and elections in Portugal. He is at the tail end of a Ph.D. in the broad area of Science and Technology Studies at the University of Sheffield. Celso focused additionally on Europe Elects' chart design and coverage standards.

Ioannis Arshakyan
Associate

Ioannis joined Europe Elects in March 2021 covering polls and elections in Armenia. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science at the University of Crete and is currently studying Political History, War and Strategic Relations at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, specializing in digital war propaganda. He is also a freelance writer.

Vladislav Ilyuhin
Associate
Maxim Ivanov
Associate

Maxim joined Europe Elects in October 2021. He is from Moscow, Russia and is currently studying at the High School of Economics. He was a member of the Team Website and Europe Elect's web developer.

Ruairidh Irwin
Associate

Ruairidh joined Europe Elects in 2022. He studied Russian and Spanish at the University of Manchester. He has a keen interest in British politics, particularly the politics of Scotland and Northern Ireland, and authoritarianism in Russia and Belarus.

Eoghan Kelly
Associate

Eoghan joined Europe Elects in 2023. He has degrees from the University of Galway, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and the Universität Konstanz, he is currently studying for a PhD in politics at Queen's Univeristy Belfast. His work has been published in the Party Politics journal and The National newspaper in Scotland. He has also contributed to the Economist Intelligence Unit's reporting on Paraguay. He covered elections in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Europe Elects wants to thank team members who helped to build the project in the past:

Alexandros Velmachos (Greece, 2017-2019)
Antons Gusevs (Latvia, 2018-2020)
Baiba Krastiņa (Latvia, 2018)
Dimitrios Malegkos (Greece, 2017-2019)
Edvinas Emarta (Lithuania, 2018-2019)
Iliya Ivanov (Bulgaria, 2018-2019)
Jani Korhonen (Western Balkans, 2018-2020)
Lukas S. (Germany, Austria, 2017-2021)
Tin Dukanović (Croatia, 2018-2019)
Thomas Melieres-Frost (France, 2019-2021)
Yaman H. (Slovenia, 2017-2018)