European Parliamentary Election

23 May 2019

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

We are part of the Eastern Region where there are 7 seats available. Chelmsford City Council is the Returning Officer for the whole region further information can be found here.


Information for voters;

  • If you were registered to vote ahead of a previous election and your details haven't changed, you don't need to do anything but look out for your poll card in the post
  • If you're not sure whether you are registered to vote, please follow Can I vote? to fill in the online form to check
  • If you've not registered to vote before or your details have changed you must Register to Vote before the deadline of midnight on Tuesday 7 May the easiest way to register is here
  • If you're away on election day and usually vote in person, consider a postal or proxy vote
  • In addition EU citizens will receive a form in the post, which they must complete and return to us before midnight on 7 May if they wish to vote in the European Parliamentary election in the UK