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Turnout at the 2017 General Election was 68.8%, higher than the previous four General Elections.
Across EU 28 countries, average turnout at the last parliamentary election 61.1%.
UK turnout at the 2014 European Parliament election was 35.4%. This was up on the 34.5% in 2009 but below the 38.5% in 2004.
Source: HOCL, Elections Database; IIDEA; Rallings and Thrasher, British Electoral Facts 1832-2012 and Local Elections Handbook
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Author: Noel Dempsey