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European Parliament Elections - do not miss the deadlines to register!

April 15, 2019 5:54 PM

Vote LibDem in the European ElectionsFrom the Notice of Election for the European Parliament elections expected to take place on Thursday May 23rd 2019:

The deadline for applying to be on the register to vote is May 7th.

The deadline for making a new application for a postal vote or to change an existing postal or proxy vote is May 8th.

The deadline for making a new application for a proxy vote is May 15th*

*NOTE: Emergency applications for proxy votes can be made up to 5pm on polling day.

Please Note: BOTH UK & EU CITIZENS ARE eligible to vote! More information on how the European Parliament works, who is eligible and how to register etc. is available at: YOUR VOTE MATTERS

Further detailed information also available at: https://www.gov.uk/elections-in-the-uk/european-parliament

Attention Overseas Voters!

If you are registered to vote and have a postal vote then there is a risk your ballot paper may not reach you in time for you to complete and return it to the local authority. You can apply for a friend or close relative to vote by proxy on your behalf. Normally the person must vote at the polling station where you would have voted had you still been resident at the UK qualifying address. If the person cannot do this then they can apply for a postal proxy vote - but they cannot do so until your proxy vote application has been received by the local authority and their postal vote application must be received by the local authority by May 8th, 2019.

Further information can be obtained if needed from Wealden District Council's Electoral Services Department - Tel: 01323 443322

Vote LibDem in the European Elections May 23, 2019