Ledgers, Proxies & European Elections
Whilst the UK government has a stated intention to leave the European Union, elections for the European Parliament were held on Thursday 23rd May. Results were announced on Sunday 26th. Different people, journalists and groups have used these results to allocate the 2019 votes to the 2016 referendum choices of Remain and Leave.
This article examines different approaches of these allocations, and highlights difficulties and false conclusions derived from these approaches.