Fringe Parties Look To Make Gains In EU Elections

wochit politics
May 22, 2014 AT 12:43 PM
If recent polls are correct, European Union officials may not like the results of their push to get Europeans out to vote in parliamentary elections. At least 20% of parliamentary seats up for grabs in elections that began Thursday, could end up in the hands of fringe parties fiercely critical of the EU and its current policies. Analysts say,their success could obstruct big initiatives, such as a German-led push for more financial integration.