European elections are just around the corner. Like regional elections, they have been described as second-order elections, strongly influenced by and subordinate to national politics. With multi-level governance becoming increasingly commonplace in Europe and the world, does the assumption of second-orderness still hold true? Or are we witnessing the emergence of increasingly independent political arenas?
About Bastian Kenn
Bastian Kenn (BA) works as a project manager at the European Democracy Lab in Berlin. He studied International Relations at the University of Groningen and gathered experience with various international organisations, such as the United Nations (UN) in Bonn. He previously worked as a campaign manager for the SPD and is in charge of organising the interventions and communications within REGIOPARL.