Michael Russell has called for an inquiry into the disenfranchisement of so many citizens.
By Fiona Grahame Scotland goes to the polls on Thursday May 23rd to elect 6 MEPs to (not?) sit in the European Parliament. Despite the nonsense of this it is important to […]
For the EU elections you have one vote. You vote for a political party and all the votes for Scotland are counted together.
Reminders from Orkney Islands Council
At this point in time, the UK will be holding elections to the European Parliament on Thursday May 23.
You have 1 vote. Scotland is one ‘region’ and your 1 vote will be added to all the others. Political parties will have a list of candidates and the number of MEPs elected for each party will be based on the number of votes cast for that party in the whole of Scotland.
This will be a significant factor in the Brexit negotiations.