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European elections kick off

todayJune 6, 2024 8

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Group leader of PvdA-GroenLinks Dutch Frans Timmermans, casts his ballots during for the European elections in a polling station, in Maastricht, on June 6, 2024, on the first day of European Parliament election. Dutch voters kicked off a four-day election marathon across the 27 nations of the European Union, providing an early litmus test of how far right the next EU parliament might shift. (Photo by ROB ENGELAAR / ANP / AFP) / Netherlands OUT (Photo by ROB ENGELAAR/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

 

 

Voting is underway in European elections with far-right parties expected to make some major gains. More than 370 million people across 27 European countries are eligible to take part in elections that will wrap up on Sunday.

 

William Denselow reports from Brussels:

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