No Europeans or what?Besides the member states like Luxembourg (62 %) and Belgium (70%), where voting is mandatory and hence accordingly high, Europeans show only few interest in electing their own representatives. In that way Europe act united. Just a few examples of the survey Poland 17 % Austria 21 % Great Britain 22 % Portugal 24 % Slovakia 25 % Italy 30 % Bulgaria 31 % Germany 43 % Malta 56 % Denmark 56 % Most of the people (64 %) said they had just little knowledge of what the is. Quite and still a problem that need to be solved by European campaigning and education. But 62 % of the people declared not to vote because it would not change anything, too. This is at least not a "European" problem, but a problem of democracy and elections itself that can´t be banned by simple explanations and demands of European institutions to realise the right to vote. Therefor the making of what can be called the "spirit of politics" in a long-term process is essential.
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