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European Elections

At the moment the European Parliament has 705 seats.

If you want to find out more, visit the European elections section of the European Parliament's main website.

European Parliament elections website
European Parliament 2019 elections results website

European Elections in the United Kingdom

The European Parliamentary elections took place in the UK on Thursday, 23 May 2019. The elections took take place in other EU Member States between Thursday 23 and Sunday 26 May 2019.

Easy read guide to the European Elections
Electoral Commission
European Parliamentary elections (Great Britain)
European Parliamentary elections (Northern Ireland)

Election Results 2019

EP elections 2019
The new UK MEPs elected in May 2019 are listed here. They took up their seats on 2nd July 2019. European elections were held in all EU member states Member States in the period 23rd - 26th May 2019. In the UK they were on 23rd May.
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The Voting System

EP voting
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.
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UK Candidates 2019

UK candidates 2019
Ballot papers listed all the parties standing in the region. Voters select one party. Each UK region elects several MEPs using proportional representation.
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