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UKIP’s political contenders find the party’s campaign outrageous

Political contenders of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) have accused the party’s campaign for European elections to be racist and inaccurate. UKIP leader Nigel Farage has defended his party’s campaigning posters by saying they were a ‘reflection of reality’ of the life of British people. Recent polls give UKIP neck to neck with the Conservatives for second place in the European elections, behind Labour who would arrive in first position.

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Spain publishes the lists running for the European election

While in all Member states of the European Union, political parties are finishing the composition of their lists running for the European election of the 22-25 may 2014, the Ministry of the Interior published on April 23rd all the lists running for the European elections. Apart from the Prime Ministers party, the Partido Popular (People’s Party), that should reach, according to the polls, 31.5% of the votes, and from the Partido Socialista Obrero Español (Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party), that should reach 24.7% of the votes, there will be 40 different lists running for this European election. If some of those are eurosceptic , many are pro-European and want a reinforcement of the European Union and of the protection of the citizens fundamental rights. Access to the lists

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A new and young party “New Deal” reveals its lists for the European elections

A new and young party “New Deal” announced on April 23 its lists for the European elections, with the aim to “show that there is credible solutions” on the left. This party was founded in November 2013 by the economist Pierre Larrouturou, Bruno and Patrick Pelloux Gaccio, they present seven lists in all regional districts except overseas. In their first election, the party, which claims more than 7,500 members, has opted for European, “the most important election,” according to Bruno Gaccio declined with five priorities for a more democratic, more social and environmental program.
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What is the European Parliament?

The European Parliament is an institution of the European Union, which is dual in nature:

> It is the only institution whose members are elected by direct universal suffrage for a 5-year term in office.

> It is the only institution whose powers have been extended as the treaties have been signed.

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Good reasons for going to vote

The European Parliament elections are a decisive moment for European citizens who want to play a role in the running of the European Union. Discover in one click the main reasons why you should vote!