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European Elections 2019

Published Tuesday, 30 April 2019

European Parliamentary elections are scheduled to take place on Thursday 23 May. The European Union and UK have agreed to extend the EU exit deadline to 31 October 2019.

There are no local council elections for the Borough Council of Wellingborough on Thursday 2 May. The Government has postponed Northamptonshire’s local elections by one year following the proposals to restructure councils in the county. Any polling cards you receive in the coming weeks will be for the European election only.

The deadline for registering to vote in time for the European parliamentary election is midnight on Tuesday 7 May. Residents must register for a postal vote by 5pm on Wednesday 8 May and any applications to vote by proxy must be submitted by 5pm on Wednesday 15 May.

All registered EU citizens have been sent a form to allow them to vote in the UK at these European Parliamentary elections. This form must also be returned by midnight on Tuesday 7 May in order for any EU citizens to be eligible to vote in the UK on Thursday 23 May.

You can register to vote for the first time online at

To register for a proxy or postal vote, or if you’ve recently moved house or if you’re not sure if you’re registered, please contact the elections team on 01933 231513 or email:

To find your local polling station, visit: