MTV Surveys Young People in the EU Ahead of European Parliamentary Elections

People vote at a polling station during the European parliament elections in Gibraltar on May 22, 2014. Europe kicked off its mammoth parliamentary elections today, with Britain and the Netherlands going to the polls in a vote that is expected to see a swing towards populist right-wing parties. The elections, which are spread over four days in the EU's 28 member states, are set to produce major gains for anti-immigration parties that are bent on dismantling the European Union from the inside.  AFP PHOTO / MARCOS MORENO        (Photo credit should read MARCOS MORENO/AFP/Getty Images)

People vote at a polling station during the European parliament elections in Gibraltar on May 22, 2014. Europe kicked off its mammoth parliamentary elections today, with Britain and the Netherlands going to the polls in a vote that is expected to see a swing towards populist right-wing parties. (Photo: MARCOS MORENO/AFP/Getty Images)

As the European parliamentary elections kick off today through Sunday, May 25, across the European Union’s member states, MTV undertook a survey in UK, Italy, France, Spain, and Germany to find out what young people aged 15-34 thought about politics and issues relating to them. The responses were revealing and imply a political stance amongst younger people that is both value-driven and grown-up, and at all times at odds with media stories indicating opinion drifting towards far-right nationalist parties such as UKIP and Front National. Read More