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European Parliamentary Election 2019

The European Parliamentary Elections are scheduled to take place on Thursday 23 May 2019. Vote for who you want to be elected as your European Member of Parliament in the North East.

Important dates for voters

Register to voteTuesday 7 May
EU citizens declaration form submission deadlineTuesday 7 May
Apply to vote by post or vote by proxy by post, or make changes to existing onesBy 5.00pm on Wednesday 8 May  
Apply to vote by proxy (not emergency proxies)By 5.00pm on Wednesday 15 May
Apply to get a lost / spoilt postal vote replacedFrom Friday 17 May until 5.00pm Thursday 23 May
Polling DayThursday 23 May
Deadline for emergency proxy applicationsBy 5.00pm on Thursday 23 May

Election notices

Election noticePublish date

Icon for pdf Notice of Election - European Parliamentary Election 2019 (PDF, 87.1kb)

Monday 15 April

Icon for pdf Statement of Parties and Individual Candidates Nominated and Notice of Poll (PDF, 42.0kb)

Thursday 25 April

Icon for pdf Situation of Polling Stations Notice (PDF, 348.1kb)

Thursday 25 April

Icon for pdf Notice of Election Agents and Sub Agents (PDF, 76.1kb)

Thursday 25 April

European Parliamentary Local and Regional Election Results

From 10.00pm on Sunday 26 May

EU Citizens

If you are a European Union (EU) citizen, but not a citizen of the UK, Republic of Ireland, Malta or Cyprus, you can choose to vote in either your home country or in the UK at a European Parliamentary election. To vote in the UK, you must complete the following:

  1. You must be registered to vote. If you are not sure that you are registered, call us on 03000 261 212 to check. If you know that you are not registered, go to register to vote to apply. The deadline to register is Tuesday 7 May 2019.

  2. You must also send a completed European Parliament voter registration form to the Electoral Registration Officer (ERO) by Tuesday 7 May 2019. A letter, containing this form and more information, will be posted to all affected EU citizens who are registered as local government electors in Durham. Alternatively, you can download Your vote matters - EU citizen European Parliament voter registration form the form and information.

Information for candidates and agents


The deadline has now passed for nominations. Nominations closed at 4.00pm on Thursday 25 April 2019.

Help and guidance

If you are a candidate or agent, visit The Electoral Commission's European Parliamentary elections information for guidance for candidates and a detailed timetable for the 2019 European Parliamentary elections.

European Parliamentary Election 2014

See Election results which includes results from the European Parliamentary election 2014.

Contact us
Electoral Services
03000 261 212
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • County Hall
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 5UL
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