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Elevated Turnout Marks European Election Progress

The European elections saw a 38.6 percent voter turnout, a significant rise from the 29 percent in 2019, but still lower than the 44 percent in 2016 local elections, indicating a surge in civic participation. Turkish Cypriot voter engagement has been notable, with 4,110 out of 103,281 registered voters already casting their ballots, showcasing diverse political involvement.

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The High Cost of Democracy: €7m for Elections in Cyprus

In Cyprus, the cost of local government and European parliament elections totals €7 million, covering expenses like new voting equipment, salaries for over 12,000 workers, and logistics for 1,864 polling stations. With nearly 700,000 eligible voters, the focus is on ensuring a secure and inclusive electoral process, highlighting the commitment to democratic values.

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