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10 things about the European Parliament elections

Published on May 23, 2014 5:43 PM
 

BRUSSELS (AFP) - Elections for a new European Parliament take place from May 22-25 across the 28 European Union countries.

Here are 10 facts on the vote.

1. DATE: MAY 22-25

Some 382 million people cast their votes on different days; in Britain and the Netherlands on May 22; in Ireland and the Czech Republic (over two days) on May 23; on May 24 it is notably Latvia, Malta and Slovakia's turn. The remaining 21 countries vote on Sunday, May 25.

 
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