Why is there lower turnout and extremist and oposition parties have better results in European Parliament elections?

People are against European integration.
0% (0 votes)
The electoral system is more proportional in EP elections.
0% (0 votes)
An EU government is not being selected as a result of EP elections.
2% (1 vote)
The European Parliament has much less power than national governments.
92% (45 votes)
EP elections are used to punish national governments.
6% (3 votes)
Total votes: 49
Learning objectives: 
Understanding the paradox of voting.
Understanding Duverger's law.
Understanding directional voting.
Understanding multi-level governance.
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