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Multi-National Ballot: European Parliament and Netherlands Voters

multi-national ballot: Here's a look at that massive exercise in democracy, a multi-national ballot by the European Union's only democratically elected institution. ------ WHO, WHEN, WHAT ON THE EU VOTE Europe's voting marathon kicked off Thursday in Britain and the Netherlands, according to CTV. Voters in Ireland turned out on Friday, and those in the Czech Republic, Latvia, Malta and Slovakia on Saturday. More than 400 million voters in 28 nations had the right to vote over the past four days. On Sunday, people in the remaining 21 EU nations cast their ballots. Seats in the European Parliament are doled out proportionally based on a nation's population. Voters in each EU nation chose some of the 751 lawmakers in the European Parliament, which sits in both Brussels and Strasbourg, France. ( As reported in the news.