EU leaders sound alarm over populist polls threat | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, May 22, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, May 22, 2019

EU leaders sound alarm over populist polls threat

Two days before voting begins in European parliamentary elections, national leaders are scrambling to mobilise their supporters to resist a populist challenge.

European governments fear a good showing for eurosceptics in the vote, which begins on Thursday and runs to Sunday, will disrupt Brussels decision-making.

Opinion polls predict a significant advance for nationalist and populist forces opposed to closer European Union integration and threatening mainstream reform efforts.

French President Emmanuel Macron called the vote the most important European parliamentary election since the first in 1979 and warned the EU faces “an existential threat”.

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