Information for registered political parties, candidates and agents

The Electoral Commission have issued Guidance for Candidates and Agents. This provides practical advice for anyone who wants to stand as an individual candidate or as a party list candidate at a European Parliamentary elections in Great Britain. There is also guidance for anyone who will be acting as an agent at these elections.

If you are a party or an individual candidate wanting to stand in the election you are advised to contact the office of the Regional Returning Officer by email or call 0161 234 3796. 

The nomination period for the European Parliamentary election runs from 16 April to 25 April 2019 and nomination papers can be submitted during this period on any working day 10am to 4pm. 

We are currently making appointments for informal checks of nomination papers during the nomination period. If you wish to submit nomination papers we recommend you take advantage of this service.