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POLL: Will you be voting in the European Elections?

By The Sentinel  |  Posted: May 19, 2014

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The European Parliament Elections fall on the same day as the local elections this year, Thursday 22nd May, and take place every five years.

The European Parliament represents people living in the 28 member countries of the European Union (EU). It has more power than it used to and can approve, amend or reject new European laws.

The European Parliament is the only directly elected institution in the European Union so it’s a chance for you to decide who represents you. The UK’s "closed list" system means that you vote for a party rather than an individual and each party choses their own candidate list.

Most of the results will be announced on Sunday 25th May once voting has closed throughout the 28 member states of the European Union.

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  • buster120  |  May 19 2014, 10:23PM

    Farage is the only politician willing to speak out in Brussels. They try to cut him short every time he speaks but he ignores them and carries on. They don't like what he says because he won't say what he's told to say. He gets my vote.

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  • SpecialBrew  |  May 19 2014, 7:23PM

    BNP Mr Nick Griffin MEP will get my vote..enough is enough!!

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  • longtom  |  May 19 2014, 7:07PM

    No you won`t twisted he is not standing in this area .

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  • SpecialBrew  |  May 19 2014, 5:50PM

    Mr Nick Griffin MEP will MOST CERTAINLY get a tick in my box.....good luck Nick a true english gent & lets hope common sense prevails for us natives..

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  • strandedhere  |  May 19 2014, 3:52PM

    Daily regional paper,actually,but certainly those pop-up down and sideways ads can make to difficult to view the site. I'll be voting UKIP on Thursday,for want of anything better.If only it could develop into a party concerned for the working-class in a way that Labour isn't. And...who stole our local government elections in Stoke?

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  • SercoHater  |  May 19 2014, 1:16PM

    I see no poll. There again, I have "Ghostery" turned on. It blocks hidden sites wanting to spy on me. Your site shows 14 such sites itching to grab my details! Audience Science, Crazy Egg, Double Click, Double Click Spotlight, Google Tag Manager, Grapeshot, Lotame, Omniture, Peer39, Po.st, Taboola, Tynt, Vibrant Ads and Visual DNA. All this from a weekly regional paper???? Why?????? I'll be voting for a candidate who is against further erosion of simple privacies and freedoms. That rules out The Big Three parties. They're "all fur coat and no knickers" when it comes top delivering what they espouse.

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  • boysim34  |  May 19 2014, 12:46PM

    those who don't vote, don't complain then when you don't like something

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