to be running Around 420 million voters in 28 States: “The largest cross-border choice on the planet”, as the EU says Commission. First, the Dutch and the British voted on Thursday, although the Latter want to leave the European Union at the end of October. Germany like most other EU member States for the conclusion on Sunday.

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+++ 9.28 PM: the Czechs and the Irish vote +++

In Ireland, around 3.7 million people eligible to leave on Friday until 23.00 PM your votes. Subsequently, the Irish broadcaster, RTÉ wants to publish an initial forecast.

In the Czech Republic, where two days will be voted on, open the polling stations on Friday from 14.00 to 22.00. The approximately 8.5 million eligible voters can cast their votes also on Saturday between 8.00 am and 14.00 PM. Forecasts and projections are not planned in the Czech Republic.

+++ 8.45 PM: survey: Only one in three knows Manfred Weber +++

after a week long election campaign in the German top candidate for the European elections are relatively unknown. In a survey conducted by the opinion research Institute YouGov on behalf of the German press Agency, 38 percent said they don’t know of a single one of the nine candidates competing for the seven parties represented in the Bundestag. On the highest level of awareness of the SPD top candidate and Minister of justice Katarina Barley with 49 percent.

you can begin by Contrast, only one in three (36 percent), something with the name Manfred Weber, who is competing as the top candidate for both the CDU and the CSU in Germany as well as Europe-wide for the party family, the EPP. He wants to be President of the EU Commission. Weber is on the awareness scale is still behind the AfD top candidate and party leader, Jörg Meuthen with 39 percent. 30 percent are familiar with FDP General Secretary Nicola Beer. the