Over 70% of 18-24 year-olds didn’t vote in EU elections

A major Europe-wide survey has found that more than 70 per cent of 18-24 year-old across the European Union did not vote in the European Parliament elections in May.

24th October, 2014
Overall turnout in the May elections was 43.54%

A major Europe-wide survey has found that more than 70 per cent of 18-24 year-old across the European Union did not vote in the European Parliament elections in May.

The low rate of voting among young people existed despite the fact that the same age group were found to express the most positive feelings about the EU.

While youth unemployment remains a major concern for young Europeans, the Eurobarometer survey showed that more than half (52...

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