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Quarter of voters set to reject main parties at EU elections, poll shows: The Guardian.


Historically, the European Parliamentary elections do generate a poor turnout and this year clearly it’s going to be a puzzle as to what the result might be. Many are it seems in the wake of MPs expenses revelations are tempted to vote for smaller parties; now I’ve always thought the Euopean Union and Parliament were thoroughly corrupt in comparison with our own institutions until recently, so I thought.

Tom Clark, THE GUARDIAN: “More than a quarter of voters are planning to reject the Westminster establishment in next month’s European elections, according to a new Guardian/ICM poll carried out in the aftermath of the MPs’ expenses scandal.

It finds that some 27% of voters are already planning to support a minority party. The poll also uncovered evidence that more could soon join them…”

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