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Voting begins in European elections

Voting begins in European elections
Friday 24
0:30 2019

Voting to elect a new European Parliament got under way on Thursday as Britain and the Netherlands head to the polls. More than 400 million Europeans in 28 member states including Brexiting Britain will be asked to cast a vote for a renewed five-year term of the European Union's only directly-elected body. The composition of the 751-member parliament will have wide-ranging implications for the EU and its member states. The European Parliament will be responsible for choosing the next president of the European Commission and will influence the EU's legislative agenda. While it can't initiate legislation, which is the purview ...

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Summary: This year's polls have generated a level of drama and debate normally reserved for the national stage.

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