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.
The deadline to Register to vote is Tuesday 7 May 2019. If you're not registered to vote, you'll not be able to vote in this election.
Important dates for voters
|Register to vote||Tuesday 7 May 2019|
|Apply to vote by post or vote by proxy by post, or make changes to existing ones||By 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 replaced||From Friday 17 May until 5.00pm Thursday 23 May|
|Polling Day||Thursday 23 May|
|Deadline for emergency proxy applications||By 5.00pm on Thursday 23 May 2019|
|Election notice||Publish date|
|Monday 15 April|
|Publication of statement of parties and individual candidates nominated, including Notice of Poll||By Thursday 25 April by 5.00pm|
|Situation of Polling Stations||By Thursday 25 April|
|Notice of Election Agents||By Thursday 25 April by 4.00pm|
|European Parliamentary Local and Regional Election Results||From 10.00pm on Sunday 26 May|
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:
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 Gov.uk: register to vote online to apply. The deadline to register is Tuesday 7 May 2019.
- 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
If you want to stand as a candidate at the 2019 European Parliamentary Election, please contact Electoral services at Sunderland City Council for a nomination pack.
Nominations open on Tuesday 16 April between 10.00am and 4.00pm, and close at 4.00pm on Thursday 25 April 2019.
Help and guidance
If you are a potential 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.