08/04/2014 | Discover the April issue of EU-Express!
On 22-25 May, European citizens will head to the polls. They will elect a new European Parliament, which – over the course of the next five years – will influence the legislation coming from Brussels. Over the past decades, participation in the European elections has been alarmingly low (43% in 2009), and many of you may wonder why they should go vote this time. In fact, there’s more to it than just fulfilling one’s citizenship duties!