European Parliament Election – level 1

03-06-2019 07:00

People hold election for the European Parliament. The election happens from May 23rd to May 26th. Around 400 million Europeans can vote. This year, around 51% of them vote. That is around 203 million people.

Most people vote for pro-EU parties. These parties get 507 out of 751 seats in the parliament. Some people vote for nationalist parties. Nationalist parties usually do not like the EU. They usually want their country to be strong. Around 25% of people vote for nationalist parties.

Difficult words: election (a situation when people elect/vote for/choose their leaders), party (a political group), seat (a place in the parliament).

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