Brexit and Europe’s 23 May Elections: Guardian
Almost three years have passed since UK voters decided by a close margin to end their country’s membership in the European Union. With so much more known about Brexit consequences, opponents have unsuccessfully pressed political leaders to allow a second referendum. Still, voters have an opportunity to express their wishes through the EU parliamentary elections on 23 May. “So there is now one simple task: to maximise the vote for parties that support a confirmatory referendum on Brexit, giving the British people a democratic choice between accepting the negotiated Brexit deal and remaining in the EU,” writes Timothy Garton Ash for the Guardian. If member states are to move forward and avoid uncertainty about the European Union, voters must carefully review the candidates, positions and parties and then turn out in full force. The deadline for registering to vote is 7 May. – YaleGlobal
Brexit and Europe's 23 May Elections: Guardian
The British have a chance to show how they feel about Brexit and the European Union with the EU elections on 23 May
Timothy Garton Ash
Friday, April 19, 2019
Read the article from the Guardian about the 23 May European parliamentary elections.
Timothy Garton Ash is a Guardian columnist.
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