Tuesday

3rd May 2016

Ticker

Czech Republic set for record low turnout for EU vote

The Czech Republic is heading for a record low turnout in the EU vote, with the electoral commission -by close of vote on Satursday- estimating that not even 20% of voters cast their ballot. If confirmed, it would be the worst ever election turnout in the history of the country.

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