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PN-PL Gap Drops From 42.6K to 8.4K in 5 Years

PN-PL Gap Drops From 42.6K to 8.4K in 5 Years
Jun 9 2024 Share

According to the most recent numbers, the voting gap between the Labour Party and the Nationalist Party ultimately stood at 8,454 votes.

During this year’s election, the PN managed to reclaim a third seat at the European Parliament, with Roberta Metsola, Peter Agius and David Casa getting elected while Labour secured a seat for Alex Agius Saliba, Daniel Attard and Thomas Bajada.

Addressing the crowd’s at the Labour Headquarters earlier today, Prime Minister and Labour leader Robert Abela said he accepts this result with humility and will roll up his sleeves and begin working towards a better Labour from tomorrow.

Meanwhile, the Nationalist Party approached this year’s election result with positivity, managing to secure its best-ever EP result, in addition to a number of other perks including a secured victory in Gozo.

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PN & PL Elect 3 MEPs Each, Results Show

PN & PL Elect 3 MEPs Each, Results Show
Jun 9 2024 Share

The final leg of the European Parliament election results shows that Malta will have 3 Labour Party & 3 Nationalist Party representatives in Brussels, with a significant drop in the voting gap between both parties.

On the Nationalist Party ticket, Roberta Metsola was the first to be confirmed with a record amount of votes, with Peter Agius confirmed soon after and David Casa being the last PN MEP to be confirmed.

The Labour Party’s Alex Agius Saliba was the first to be confirmed on the red ticket, with Daniel Attard exhibiting a strong showing from the counting hall’s early hours and Thomas Bajada being the last Labour MEP to confirm election.

Your Maltese MEPs: Roberta Metsola, Peter Agius & David Casa on the PN ticket and Alex Agius Saliba, Daniel Attard and Thomas Bajada from the Labour Party.

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Rate Of Indecisive Voters One Of Highest During 2024 MEP Elections

Rate Of Indecisive Voters One Of Highest During 2024 MEP Elections
Jun 9 2024 Share

Taking to social media, statistician Vincent Marmara explained that this year’s indecisive voters remained very high and posed a challenge to make accurate predictions for the election.

Marmara explained that whereas indecisive voters usually start to decrease during a campaign, this year’s indecisive voters remained at around 15 to 18%.

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The statistician also explained that whereas the indecisive voters who said they voted for the PN went to vote, many who said they were indecisive and voted for the PL in 2022 either did not go to vote or voted for third parties or independents.

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Roberta Metsola Shatters Election Record With 80K+ Votes

Jun 9 2024 Share

Roberta Metsola, the European Parliament President and candidate for this year’s European Parliament election on the Nationalist Party (PN) ticket, has set a new record by securing over 80,000 votes. This achievement surpasses the previous record of 68,782 votes held by Simon Busuttil in the 2009 MEP election.

Metsola’s record-breaking performance has been an earmark  of the 2024 election, showcasing strong support while the PN celebrating their best-ever performance in a European Parliament election. Despite multiple previous survey results suggesting otherwise, a reduced margin of around 7,000 votes PN and the PL has been marked.

The Labour Party’s Electoral Head has provided the following provisional first-count figures:

Roberta Metsola: 81,130
Alex Agius Saliba: 58,316
Arnold Cassola: 12,884
Daniel Attard: 10,634
Thomas Bajada: 9,601
Steve Ellul: 8,670
Peter Agius: 8,640
Claudette Abela Baldacchino: 8,284

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