Josianne Cutajar elected as first Gozitan MEP in Labour landslide
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Labour won a landslide victory in the European elections with 141,257 votes or 54.29%, winning 4 MEP seats out of the 6, while PN had 98,611 votes, or 37.90%.
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat thanked everyone “for being with me once again,” saying that “the country does not want division, but unity.”
28-year old Josianne Cutajar has been elected on count 39 and is the first Gozitan to take a seat at the European Parliament.
The Nationalist Party said in a statement that it welcomes this election result “with humility and determination,” and promises to make “every effort to understand and represent the aspirations of the Maltese people.”
The Nationalist Party continued by congratulating the six elected MEP’s, “in particular both PN elected MEP’s Roberta Metsola and David Casa,” as well as all candidates who contributed in these elections.
The elected MEPS for Labour are: Miriam Dalli (63,438 on count 1) Alfred Sant (37,239 on count 14) Alex Agius Saliba (35,823 on count 39) and Gozitan Josianne Cutajar (32,235 on count 39).
Elected MEPs for PN are: Roberta Metsola (38,206 on count 1) and David Casa (38,709 on count 38).
The Electoral Commission said that there were 270,022 votes cast, in total of which 9.810 were invalid.