Pirate Party Wins At Least One European Parliament Seat

reeeh2000 writes “According to TorrentFreak, with half of polling stations now closed in Sweden the Pirate Party has at least one guaranteed seat in the EU Parliament. Currently the party is sitting with 7% of the vote. Depending on how the remaining districts voted, the Pirate Party could win another seat for a total of two.” Reader lordholm adds a link to an article about exit polls in Sweden (link in Swedish) indicating that the Pirate Party will score two seats, writing “According to the polls, the pirate party is the largest party in the 18-30 year age category of voters. The final counting of votes (including around a million postal votes) will not be done until later next week.”

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