European Parliamentary Election 23 May 2019

European Parliamentary Elections are scheduled to take place on Thursday 23 May 2019.

Election count

Votes will be counted on Sunday 26 May 2019 at Oxted School, Bluehouse Lane, Oxted RH8 0AB.  The count will start with verification at 11am, with counting starting at 4pm. The results will be reported to the Regional Returning Officer and once the totals from all the counting areas have been received, the Regional Returning Officer calculates the result, allocates the seats and declares the result for the region.

Results for the South East region will be published on the Southampton City Council website

European Elections background

Postal and proxy votes

Applications to apply for a postal or proxy vote has now passed. The register to vote date has also passed

Easy read guide to voting 

In partnership with Mencap, the Electoral Commission has developed an easy read guide to voting in the local elections, for people with a learning disability. The guide includes information about registering to vote, voting by post or proxy, and what support people can have if they vote at a polling station.

Timetable

Publish Notice of Election

Monday 15 April 2019
Delivery of nomination papers
Withdrawal of candidature
Notification of Appointment of Election Agents
Thursday 25 April 2019 4pm
Publish first notice of alteration Thursday 25 April 2019

Publish Statement of Persons Nominated

Thursday 25 April 2019 5pm
Deadline for applications to be included in the register of electors to be used for the election Tuesday 7 May 2019
Deadline for new applications to vote by post or to change existing absent vote details (e.g cancellation or redirection of ballot papers) Wednesday 8 May 2019 5pm
Deadline for new application to vote by proxy Wednesday 15 May 2019 5pm
Publish final notice of alteration Thursday 16 May 2019
Deadline for Appointment of Counting Agents and Polling Agents Thursday 16 May 2019
First day to request replacement postal votes Monday 20 May 2019
Deadline to issue replacement spoilt or lost postal ballot papers Thursday 23 May 2019 5pm
Polling Day Thursday 23 May 2019 7am-10pm
Return of Election Expense forms
(If declaration before midnight)
Friday 23 August 2019

 

Letters have been sent to European Union Citizens asking whether they wish to vote in the UK or their home country in this election. British/Commonwealth/Irish/Maltese citizens have not been sent the letter.