Some of the Statistics of the EU Electorate in Cork City & County showed some surprising results.
There are 6,194 EU Citizens living in the City & there are 12,951 EU Citizens living in the Cork County as per the last Census of the CSO 2011.
As per 2013 the Cork City Franchise office records 1,295 Potential EU Voters & 344 actually casted there vote. In the Cork City electoral area 27% of EU Citizens that registered to vote essentially cast their vote. Whereas per 2013 the Cork County Franchise office records 5,015 Potential EU Voters & 1,721 actually voted. In the county the percentage was marginally higher with 34% of EU registered voters casting their vote.
These figures show how small the number of EU Immigrants choose to exercise their right to vote.