It's the final day of the Elections for the European Parliament.
Final results will be found here as well as in Wikipedia, by 22:00 CET, the estimates will be available by 21:00.
According to CNN a "Euro barometer" poll conducted last month found that only a third of potential voters intended to use their mandate, suggesting that participation could be even lower than the 45 percent turnout in 2004.
European Parliament President Hans-Gert Pottering considers urged all citizens to use their vote to "support those parties that are in favour of European integration and that are committed to our European values."
For a better understanding, the names of the parties are:
- the EPP, the European People's Party (conservative)
- PES, the Party of European Socialists
- ALDE, Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
- the GREENS-EFA, (European Free Alliance)
- EUL-NGL, European United Left–Nordic Green Left
- ID, the Indepence Democracy Group
- the UEN, the Union for a Europe of Nations
- a range of smaller parties.
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