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.
Several aspect of the elections, such as voting age and voting from abroad, differ from country to country. Find out more here.
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.
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.
If you are ready to commit a few hours a month to get more people to vote, get involved.