All you need to know about the 2019 European elections  

 
 
This time it is not only about voting, but also about persuading others to vote too.  

From 23 to 26 May 2019, people in the EU vote for the next European Parliament. It’s the moment to make your voice heard. Find out all about it below.

By voting in the European elections, people living in the EU get to choose the 705 members that will represent them in the European Parliament until 2024.

The essentials


Several aspect of the elections, such as voting age and voting from abroad, differ from country to country. On this website, you will find information on how to vote, registration deadlines, news and results of the European elections 2019.


The national election authority in your country should have the latest information on practical details, such as polling stations, and national voting rules.


For a comprehensive view of the voting rules, check out this infographic.

What is at stake?


Voting in the European elections means having a say on the direction the EU takes for the next five years in areas such as international trade, security, consumer protection, fighting climate change, and economic growth. MEPs not only shape new legislation, but also scrutinise other EU institutions.

Voting also means having a say in the policies that shape your daily life. To know more about what the EU has done for you and your region, check out the website https://what-europe-does-for-me.eu/


On the website, you will also find out how the EU benefits your health, job, shopping, education, family and savings.


If you would like know how your fellow Europeans intend to vote in the next elections, check out these projections, which are updated regularly.



We’re all in this together


We all have different reasons to vote. What are yours? Check out this overview and share your views with your friends.


Europe belongs to all of us and voting is the first step in contributing to European democracy. Sign up on www.thistimeimvoting.eu to get involved and invite your friends and family to do the same.


Events are being organised all over Europe to raise awareness about the importance of voting. Check what’s going on in your area.


To stay informed about news and events all over Europe, download the Citizens’ App.


If you are ready to commit a few hours a month to get more people to vote, get involved.