Wall Street Journal: European Parliament elections 2014 - results (INFOGRAPHICS)

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May 27, 2014, 7:04 a.m. | World — by Wall Street Journal

Euroskeptic parties could get around 140 of 751 seats in the new legislature.

Euroskeptic and anti-European Union parties made big gains in the first European elections since the euro-zone debt crisis that has shaken the continent over the past five years. Projections from the European Parliament – based on national results and estimates – show that nationalist and anti-EU parties (which dominate the NI and EFD groupings) could get around 140 of 751 seats in the new legislature. This is up from around 60 seats in the 2009 election.

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