PL to get its fourth seat in EP; Casa to be elected

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Unofficial sources are saying that Partit Laburista will obtain its fourth seat in the European Parliament with Miriam Dalli obtaining the most number of votes.

According to the sources that have spoken with Newsbook.com.mt, Alfred Sant, Alex Agius Saliba and Josianne Cutajar are expected to be elected on behalf of Partit Laburista. For Partit Nazzjonalista, David Casa and Roberta Metsola are expected to be elected.

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The order in which the candidates are expected to be elected is Miriam Dalli, Roberta Metsola, Alfred Sant, David Casa, Alex Agius Saliba and Josianne Cutajar. This would mean that four incumbent MEPs will return to the European Parliament.

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PL MEP candidate Josianne Cutajar might well be the first Gozitan elected to the European Parliament.

Partit Laburista leader Joseph Muscat while addressing the party activists gathered outside the party headquarters claimed that the difference between the two major parties is at 48,000 votes.

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