For those who haven't read the comment: As the weather is presently as volatile as the electorate's favours, we will gather between 6.00pm and 6.15pm at the Barley Mow,
and then move on to Europe House for the show. If you can't make it there or want to come later, just go straight to Europe House.
Please only do RSVP when you have earlier on registered via the link provided by this site:
Results of the European elections 2014 will be coming through from across the EU on the evening of 25th May. There will be a live feed on our website and an event at Europe House in London.
Please join us from 6.30pm as we find out how the people of Britain and across the EU voted.
. 7.15pm Preliminary projections
At 7.15 we'll have the first reliable pan-European estimations. Based on this we'll have several discussions as we await the actual results at 10pm.
. 10pm Election Results Revealed
Once the polling stations across the EU have all closed - the last votes can be cast in Italy until 23.00 CET on Sunday 25th May - the results for the whole of the EU will be made public.
Results from those countries (including UK) voting earlier than Sunday 25th will be kept secret until all polling stations have closed in order to ensure that other countries' results do not influence voters.
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During the evening we will be examining the results as they come through with informal discussion groups including on the following topics:
Social Media - was it a Social Media Election?
Big claims were made about the role of social media ahead of these elections and candidates flocked to open Twitter and Facebook accounts. We look at whether social media really have swayed turnout and results.
UK Media reporting
How have the UK media handled the elections? Were Brits offered a balanced picture? Are we happy with the way press and broadcasters covered this poll and Europe generally?
Calling Berlin, Rome and Paris offices of the European Parliament
We pick up the phone to colleagues in the European Parliament Information Offices in the three other biggest EU member states. What are their impressions? What changes have they seen? What do they think of our results? What do we think of theirs?
The Rise of Eurosceptic parties - did it happen?
We examine how far the pre-election predictions of a rise in populist and anti-EU parties has been reflected in European ballot boxes. What does this mean for the UK and for the EU?
The prior Meetup point will be announced closer to the elections, also depending upon the weather :-). Looking forward to a good outcome for the elections and a great night of discussions.