Sources close to the Labour Party led by Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat are claiming a record victory of over 50,000 votes in the European Parliamentary elections.
Official statistics issued by the Electoral Commission, show that the poorest turnouts were in the Nationalist Party strongholds. The turnout of yesterday’s European election is 70.1 per cent, four per cent less than five years ago.
332,888 people were eligible to vote in yesterday’s European election contested by 41 candidates, mostly on the Labour and the Nationalist tickets. In a tweet late last night, Joseph Muscat thanked all those who voted and participated in the European and Local Councils elections. He also the thanked all Labour candidates and volunteers for their tireless work.