Centre-right narrowly leads in EU vote - estimate

BRUSSELS, May 26 (Reuters) - The centre-right European Peoples' Party would get 173 seats in the new European Parliament, followed by the Socialists with 147, and liberals getting 102 seats, a parliament official said on Sunday evening, presenting a first aggregated estimate.

The seat projection was based on national estimates from some EU states that have already been announced and pre-election voting intention figures for the others. (Reporting by Jan Strupczewski, Alastair Macdonald, Gabriela Baczynska)