In the first European Parliament elections since E.U. expansion, citizens yawned at the grand experiment: 45.5% an all-time low took part. Turnout was worst in the new E.U. states; 21% of Poles and 17% of Slovaks cast ballots. Voters punished ruling parties and boosted Euro-skeptics across the E.U.
Voters said Ja to reform in the European Parliament, giving two seats to a list led by whistle-blower Hans-Peter Martin
The far-right Freedom Party lost four...