European Elections 2019

An election to elect Members of the European Parliament for the South East Region are scheduled to take place on Thursday 23 May 2019.

The Statement of Persons Nominated and the Notice of Poll has now been published, as well as the Notice of Election Agents and the Situation of Polling Stations Notice.  All can be downloaded on the right hand side of this page.

The Notice of Election has now been published and can be downloaded on the right hand side of this page.

The poll and declaration of results for the South East of England is administered by the Regional Returning Officer, Mark Heath, at Southampton City Council.

In order to vote in these elections, you need to be registered on the Register of Electors and you must be:

  • Resident in the Test Valley Borough Council area on the date of the election;
  • A British, Irish or Commonwealth citizen;
  • 18 years old or over.

If you are a citizen of a member state of the European Union, you can choose to cast your vote in the UK on completion of the relevant form (known as a UC1) or in your home country. Forms have been sent to all European Union citizens that we have on our register, please contact us if you are not in receipt of this form.

If you are an eligible elector and you are already on the Register of Electors in Test Valley, you do not need to re-register for these elections.

The deadline for applying to register to vote in this election was Tuesday 7 May 2019. You can find out more information about registering to vote here.

Details of where your polling station is located will be found on your poll card, which was sent to you around the end of April 2019.

If you are unable to get to your polling station on 23 May 2019, there are different options available to you in order for you to cast your vote:

  • By post - the deadline to vote by post in this election has now passed.
  • By Proxy - the deadline to apply to vote by proxy in this election has now passed.