Well, this is it, the one where I probably get my face covered in egg. How did the predictions work out now we have the results of the election and know who is boarding, or in a few cases staying on, the Brussels/Strasbourg gravy train.
There is now a third tick column, this contains a tick if the candidate was elected. The first is still the first week of May prediction and the second, the 21st May prediction.
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