EU Parliamentary elections - Information for candidates

Elections for the European Parliament will be held on 23 May 2019.

Prospective candidates and election agents will find relevant documentation on this page.

If you wish to stand as a candidate in the 23 May 2019 EU parliamentary election you can download the nomination papers below:

Nomination papers must be delivered by hand to the Returning Officer at the following address:

Electoral Services
Level 2
Town Hall
The Headrow
Leeds LS1 3AD

The dates that nomination papers can be delivered are weekdays from Tuesday 16 April until 4pm on Thursday 25 April. An election timetable (Word, 111KB) external linkcontaining these and other relevant dates can be downloaded.

We do not require candidates to make an appointment to submit nominations for this election.

For futher information on standing as a candidate, please check the Electoral Commission's website external link

If you have a question relating to your candidature or your role as an election agent please contact Ange Smith on 0113 3784777 or email