European Parliamentary Elections
European parliamentary elections are scheduled to take place on Thursday 23 May 2019, unless the UK leaves the European Union before that date.
About the European Parliament and these elections
For details on what the European Parliament does and how the elections work please see the Electoral Commission's Your Vote Matters website.
Who can vote in this election
You must be registered to vote and also be:
- 18 years of age or over on polling day
- a British citizen, a qualifying Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of the European Union
- resident in the UK
- not be subject to any legal incapacity to vote
Who you can vote for
Details of who you can vote for will be published here from 25 April.
When and where can I go to vote in this election
Details of when and where you can vote will be available shortly via our How to vote page.
Key dates for this election
- 25 April - statement of persons nominated for election published
- 7 May – deadline to register to vote in this election
- 8 May – deadline for applications to vote by post (5pm) or change an existing postal or proxy vote details
- 15 May – deadline for applications to vote by proxy (5pm)
- 23 May – polling day (7am to 10pm)
- 26 May – election results (10pm).
Last reviewed: 18 - 04 - 2019