The Electoral Commission

The independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK

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Media Handbook: European Parliamentary Elections

Contacts and links

Media contacts


Electoral Commission press office

Hannah Law and Billy Proudlock

Tel: 020 7271 0704

press@electoralcommission.org.uk

Out of office hours: 07789 920 414

Scotland office

Sarah Mackie

Tel: 0131 225 0204

SMackie@electoralcommission.org.uk

Northern Ireland office

Cahir Hughes

Tel: 028 9089 4028

CHughes@electoralcommission.org.uk

Wales office

Laura Ward

Tel: 0292 034 6807

LWard@electoralcommission.org.uk

Our channels


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Websites


electoralcommission.org.uk

Our corporate website has a dedicated section for journalists featuring our press releases and statements. It has information on political party donations in the run-up to the election and has a guidance section with information for candidates and those administering the election.

yourvotematters.co.uk

This website provides information for the public on how to register and vote, including forms they can print off to register and apply to vote by post or proxy. It has a postcode search facility allowing people to find contact details for their local electoral registration office as well as polling station and candidate details.

gov.uk/register-to-vote

This website is where the public can register to vote online. It is quick and easy to use. Since its launch in June 2014, millions of applications to register to vote have been submitted. We encourage referring to this site in media coverage about the election to ensure members of the public know where they can register.

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