European Parliament election 2019
Press releases and news by the Federal Returning Officer
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2019 European Elections start today

From today onwards approximately 418 million eligible voters in the European Union are called upon to elect the 751 European Parliament members. The Federal Returning Officer also reports that polling stations opened today in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Voters in Ireland and the Czech Republic can cast their votes on 24 May, with polling stations staying open for two days in the Czech Republic. Latvia, Malta and Slovakia hold their elections on 25 May and all other EU Member States including Germany on 26 May.