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European Parliamentary Elections Candidates Revealed

John Freeman

The full list of candidates for the forthcoming European Parliamentary Elections has been published.

Nine political parties and two individual candidates will contest the elections on Thursday 23rd May to elect the North West of England’s eight Members of the European Parliament (MEPs).

The full list can be viewed at where you can also find more information about the European Parliamentary Elections in the region.

More than five million electors across the North West  - Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside - will have the opportunity to vote, even though the UK is scheduked to leave the UK either before or by October 2019.

The North West European Parliamentary Elections count and declaration of results for the North West region will take place in Manchester on Sunday 26 May, after polls close across Europe.

People will not be able to vote in these elections unless they have ensured they are on the Electoral Register. If you are not registered already, visit and register by the Tuesday 7th May deadline.

European Union citizens living in the North West, are eligible to vote in the European Parliamentary elections in either the United Kingdom or in their country of origin but not both. To vote in the United Kingdom, they must be registered to vote and have completed an additional form available here

The deadline for the return of this form is also Tuesday 7th May .

Anyone eligible who is on the electoral register can choose to register to vote by post. Applications for a postal vote in this election must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 8th May. The deadline for proxy votes is 5.00pm on Wednesday 15th May.

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