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European Parliament

the permanent legislative assembly of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) directly elected by the electors of the member countries of the EUROPEAN UNION.
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Two of the three other candidates from the 2014 European Parliament election in Wales, Carolyn Jones and David Rowlands, have, like Mr Gill, been elected as AMs.
Despite Cameron's forthright opposition to Juncker, whose centre-right political group won European Parliament elections last month, Britain has failed to convince almost any of the 27 other member states to support its position.
If the outcome of the European Parliament election were to be judged exclusively by the fact that an overwhelming majority of Europe's citizens cast their votes for pro-EU parties, the most fundamental point -- the dramatic increase in support for Euroskeptic nationalist parties in states such as France, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Austria, Greece and Hungary -- would be missed.
A record low of 43 per cent of eligible voters cast their ballots in the European Parliament election, according to a first official estimate published by the assembly.
AKEL on Thursday handed over details of the party's spending in the European Parliament elections to the interior ministry's chief returning officer, as required by law.
They say he is not an inspirational leader, lacks a clear and ambitious program and that Europeans want a change after a record-low turnout in the European Parliament election in June.
Notably, just two days before the UK went to elect its MEPs on June 4, a YouGov survey said that voter turnout could be as high as 50 per cent, about 12 per cent higher than in the previous UK European Parliament election.
Some 375m people in 27 countries are eligible to vote in the European Parliament election on June 4.
The Swedish social democrats have the largest budget for the European parliament election in Sweden.
in London for their live European parliament election results coverage.
AROUND a dozen protesters gathered outside BBC Wales' headquarters in Cardiff against airtime being offered to two farright political parties standing in next week's European Parliament election.
The European Parliament election, scheduled for June 6 is likely to receive scant attention in Latvia, with local municipal elections, due to take place on the same day, set to grab more interest from both politicians and the electorate.

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