EU Par­lia­ment Poll Be­gins

The Economic Times - - World View -

Voting has be­gun in Bri­tain and the Nether­lands for Euro­pean Par­lia­ment elec­tions in which Euroscep­tic par­ties may be the ben­e­fi­cia­ries of a dis­il­lu­sioned elec­torate. Some 400 mil­lion Euro­peans are el­i­gi­ble to vote, with na­tional polls be­ing held Thurs­day through Sun­day. Over 16,000 can­di­dates from 953 par­ties or lists are vy­ing for 751 seats. In Bri­tain, anti-EU UKIP could gain the largest share of votes.

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