A study of the results in the 2009 European Parliament elections
The European Parliament (EP) elections’ turnout has been historically low – the downward trend is expected to continue.
In comparison with other elections, the electorate is less interested in EP elections. EP elections reflect the highest level of apathy amongst voters.
When EP elections and local or national elections and/or referendums are held at the same time, turnout in the European Parliament elections increases. Download file