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Swedish turnout up, celebrities join '#I Will Vote'

25.05.14 @ 12:40

  1. By EUOBSERVER

In Sweden 'pre-voting' was up 15-20% on Sunday compared to the 2009 EP elections, and polls confirm turnout is likely to be higher than the 45.5% from 2009, possibly 54%. To counter the rise of Europe's far-right, 53 Swedish celebrities joined '#I Will Vote' urging young people to vote.