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Elections: where next? Anti-EU populism surges in European vote

Fewer than half of all eligible voters go to the polls.

1st June, 2014

By Pat Leahy

Political Editor

The first European elections since the European Parliament was granted extensive new powers in the Lisbon Treaty saw fewer than half of all eligible voters go to the polls, and a marked swing in favour of parties which oppose the entire EU project.

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