Well, that was a bloodbath for the big parties

5 million voters abandoned the two big Spanish national parties in yesterday’s EU vote. If we carry this over to the national elections next year, we’re looking at the end of the two party state in Spain. Only about 49% of the population voted for PP or PSOE, against 81% in the 2009 EU elections. The difference between the two parties has closed, as both are become reduced to their core members, with the PP Continue reading Well, that was a bloodbath for the big parties

Don’t know who to vote for in the EU elections?

It’s the EU elections in a fortnight, and we have a bizarre and overwhelming choice of parties to choose from. Of course, with abstention looking to soar up past 65%, just a handful of votes will decide who gets to ride the EU gravy train for the next four years. Still, if you’re stuck, try out this friendly little EU elections 2014 calculator (for Spain, but available in English). It asks you lots of impertinent Continue reading Don’t know who to vote for in the EU elections?