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Counting the votes: How the European election works

By Inez Torre and Ivana Kottasova, CNN
May 26, 2014 -- Updated 1505 GMT (2305 HKT)
With more than 400 million people voting in 24 languages across the 28 member states, the European Parliament poll is a complicated matter. Scroll through this guide to see how the Europeans pick their representatives and read more about the elections here.

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