Elections: media information

European Parliamentary elections - Thursday 23 May 2019

The UK was due to leave the EU on 29 March 2019, which would have meant no further elections to the European parliament. However, as it remains a member, the next European parliamentary election will take place on Thursday 23 May 2019, unless the UK leaves the EU before that date.

West Oxfordshire is part of the South East Region, which has 10 MEPs.

Count and results

The count for West Oxfordshire will take place in Witney on Sunday 26 May. These results will be fed back to the Regional Returning Officer who will announce the results for the South East Region as a whole. Results can only be announced after 10pm on Sunday 26 May when polls across the EU have closed.

To apply for media accreditation to attend the count either:

General information and filming permissions

There will be 89 polling stations in West Oxfordshire on 23 May 2019. They will be open from 7am - 10pm. (You cannot film inside a polling station. However, you can film outside if in a public area).

For other filming locations, you will need permission from the relevant landowner. Please see our Filming in West Oxfordshire webpage.

Any requests for information about any of the parties or individual candidates must be directed to their agent.

Useful links

The following links may be useful for members of the media wanting information about elections:


West Oxfordshire District Council
New Yatt Road
OX28 1PB