Elections 2019

On Thursday 2 May 2019, local government elections are taking place in Mendip, and European Parliamentary elections on 23rd May 2019.

You will be able to find out information relating to:

European Parliamentary Election 

Notice of European Parliamentary Election for the South West Region

Icon for pdf Notice of European Parliamentary Election - South West Region [365.12KB]

Key dates:

Registration deadline - Tuesday 7 May 2019

Postal vote deadline  - Wednesday 8 May 2019

Proxy deadline - Wednesday 15 May 2019

Poll - Thursday 23 May 2019

Local Government Election

Statement of Persons Nominated:

Find out who is standing in your local elections, this information is now available:

Please view web page for statement of persons nominated

Notice of Election:

Please see notice of District and Parish elections to be held in Mendip:

Icon for pdf District Notice of Election 2019 [194.68KB]

Icon for pdf Parish Notice of Election 2019 [211.29KB]

Register to Vote and how you can vote

It is your right to vote, to be able to vote you must be registered on the Electoral Register by Friday 12 April 2019, if you register after this date you will not be eligible to vote in the Elections in May.  

For further information about registering to vote and how you can vote can be found here.

Standing as a candidate 

For all information about how to stand in the May 2019 Election, please visit the Standing as a candidate web page

Becoming a District Councillor in Mendip

Information to help you know what being a District Councillor at Mendip is all about, please go to our Becoming a District Councillor information page

Candidates standing to be a councillor in your area

This information will be available on the 4th April 2019.

Where do I vote?

Information about where you can vote will be on your voting card you receive, you will also be able to check on this web page on the 24th April 2019.

Election results

On the evening of 2nd May 2019 the verification of the number of votes cast will take place, we will also announce the overall turnout percentage for Mendip.  

The count will start on Friday, 3rd May, starting with the District election and then Parish.  All the results will be published when they are announced on the Mendip website and can be viewed here on the  Election Results 2019 web page or please follow Mendip District Council social media channels:

#elections2019 #Mendip #Beacouncillor

Link to @MendipCouncil twitter account