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Ashoka Mody

Will voters turn out in the 2014 European parliamentary elections?

The extent of voter turnout in the 2014 European Parliamentary (EP) election is widely viewed as a critical test for European democracy. This may well be the most important EP election ever, and the European Commission has set an ambitious goal of increasing voter participation. There is great concern that the legitimacy of the European Union is at stake should there be a further slide in voter turnout. 

By: Owen McDougall and Ashoka Mody Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: May 19, 2014