The 2019 European elections will take place in rather unsettling times for the European Union. With the fallout from the euro crisis far from over, the Union looks on anxiously as the next cycle of crisis approaches. There will be no shortage of election analyses. But we do not want to only get going after the elections or merely write from the perspective of any single country. Our pre-election country analyses and critical post-election observations will monitor the political developments across Europe from a decidedly leftist viewpoint.