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European Parliament elections 2024 – forecasts, outcomes, events, candidates

In the Netherlands, voters cast their votes on Thursday In the Netherlands, voters cast their votes on Thursday

In the Netherlands, voters forged their votes on Thursday

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For the tenth time, Europeans can vote for the EU Parliament. The election has been operating since June 6, beginning with the Netherlands. Initial polls put the right-wing populist Wilders in second place, behind the Social Democrats. All developments within the dwell ticker

VThe 720 members of the European Parliament might be elected between 6 and 9 June. Different nations have completely different thresholds: in Germany there are none this 12 months, in Austria it’s round 4 %.

Most nations will vote on June 9, however some, as a consequence of native electoral traditions, will vote on Thursday, June 6 (Netherlands) or Friday, June 7 (Czech Republic). However, the outcomes there is not going to be revealed till Sunday night.

In Germany, polling stations are open from 8 a.m. to six p.m., as they’re for federal elections. For the primary time in Germany, minors are allowed to vote in European elections. The minimal age for voting has been lowered from 18 to 16. This can also be the case in Austria, Belgium and Malta. In Greece, the minimal voting age is 17.

June 6, Netherlands, 10:26 p.m. – Red-Green forward in polls

In the Netherlands, in line with post-election polls, the red-green alliance of Social Democrats and Greens is main the European elections forward of the celebration of right-wing populist Geert Wilders. According to the survey revealed on Thursday by broadcaster NOS, the red-green alliance has eight seats, whereas Wilders' nationalist PVV celebration has seven.

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He didn’t even make it into parliament within the final European elections; the Social Democrats bought six seats and the Greens three. The European elections started on Thursday with voting within the Netherlands. Results might be introduced on Sunday when voting has resulted in all member states.