European Parliamentary Election - Thursday 23 May 2019

European Parliamentary Election

The day of poll for the European Parliamentary Elections is Thursday 23 May 2019.

The European Parliamentary Elections are held to elect representatives to the European Parliament. For these elections, the country is split up into regions and each region elects a certain number of representatives.

Stroud is part of the South West Region and is currently represented by 6 Members of European Parliament (MEP's).

These representatives, represent our views on decisions made in the European Parliament. They do this by listening to people with local and national concerns, talking to interest groups and businesses and where necessary questions.

Information regarding the voting arrangements for these elections in other European Union Countries can be found on the European Parliament website.

Notice of Elections for the European Parliamentary Election

Statements of Persons Nominated for the European Parliamentary Election


Please read this if you are a European national.

My right to vote:

The voting rights of the EU Citizens living in the UK will remain the same until 30 June 2021.

Casting my vote in the UK:

You must complete and return your European Parliamentary Voter Registration Form (UC1) to the Electoral Registration Officer by Tuesday 7 May 2019 to enable you to vote in the European Parliamentary Election from the UK.

The forms were sent out on 12 April 2019. If you have not received a form, a blank form is available below.

European Parliamentary Voter Registration Form

You can complete this form, scan and email to

or contact the Elections Team on 01453 754887 as soon as possible.


Nomination papers must be delivered by hand to the Regional Returning Officer or his Deputy at Room 84, West Wing Basemen, Civic Centre, Southampton, SO14 7LY on any day after the date of this name, on Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm (Excluding bank holidays) but no later than the deadline for receipt of nominations at 4pm on Thursday 25th April 2019. Please see the Notice of Election for further information.

Election Notices


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