Lists of candidates in each of the UK European electoral regions. Ballot papers listed all the parties standing in the region. Voters select one party. Each UK region elects several MEPs using proportional representation.
In England, Scotland and Wales the voting system for the European elections is the d'Hondt system of proportional representation - regional closed list. In Northern Ireland the system is Single Transferable Vote.
To qualify as a candidate for election to the European Parliament, a person must have attained the age of at least 18 years and be a British citizen, a qualifying Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of any other member state of the European Union who is resident in the UK.
Further information, together with an election timeline to assist Returning Officers and electoral administrators in Great Britain with planning for these elections, is published by the Electoral Commission at: