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Italy's EU election turnout 17% by noon

25.05.14 @ 15:53

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Just under 17 percent of eligible voters had cast their vote in Italy's EU elections by noon, interior ministry data show. Comparing turnout with 2009 elections is difficult, because voting then took place over two days, rather than one. Polls opened at 7am and will close at 11pm.