BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Voting for European elections underway in Ireland and Czech Republic

Now Reading:

Voting for European elections underway in Ireland and Czech Republic

Text size Aa Aa

Voting is underway in Ireland and the Czech Republic for the second day of the European elections.

On Thursday, voters in Britain and the Netherlands cast their vote. Latvia, Malta and Slovakia are to vote on Saturday. All other EU countries will be going to the polls on Sunday.

Ireland will have 11 MEPs in the parliament while the Czech Republic has 21.

Opposition party SinnFein, led by Gerry Adams, currently has no MEPs but recent opinion polls suggest they could get up to three seats.

In the Czech Republic people can also vote on Saturday. 39 individual parties are registered to run in the election.

The results of voting across the EU will be announced on Sunday evening.

European parliament elections