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Gallowglass Security – European Elections 2014

  • Blog
  • 28th May 2014
  • By Jack Flash

The 2014 European elections will go down in UK electoral and political history for many reasons, and two in particular. Primarily, on account of its outcome, with the UK Independence Party (UKIP) securing that largest share of the popular vote. With the proportional representation system applying in these elections, rather than the traditional first past the post one; this secured UKIP the largest body of seats, 24, in the European Parliament, despite having no representation in the UK Parliament.The other feature that characterised the electio...

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