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23rd Mar 2023

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EU election turnout predicted at 51 percent - a 20-year high

Estimated turnout for the European elections among the EU-27 member states is at 51 percent - "the highest in the last 20 years" according to a European Parliament spokesman on Sunday night. Turnout figures from the United Kingdom are expected at around 11PM Brussels time. The UK estimates may see the final overall turnout range from 49 percent to 52 percent.

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