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European Elections 2019 – Welsh ‘region’ candidates plus their answers to our questions!

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Monday, May 6th, 2019.

The European Parliament elections are being held on May 23rd, where Wales gets to vote for four MEP’s as a ‘region’.

You can register to vote online here.

The MEP’s will get voted in via proportional representation, in an order as listed by their party, so those at the top of the party list are more likely to be elected. The number of MEPs per party is sorted out via the d’Hondt method, which is a ‘highest averages method for allocating seats’ – there is an explainer to this on Wikipedia here.

We have attempted to contact every single party, inviting them to forward on our questions to all of their candidates and also asking for relevant social media links and profile images so we can give you more detail on who they are.

The full party and candidate list is below, and where we have had a reply from the candidate / party that is linked to and highlighted.

Change UK
Jon Owen Jones
June Davies
Matthew Paul
Sally Stephenson

Conservative
Dan Boucher
Craig Lawton
Fay Jones
Tomos Davies

Green
Anthony Slaughter
Ian Chandler
Ceri Davies
Duncan Rees

Labour
Jackie Jones
Matthew Dorrance
Mary Wimbury
Mark Whitcutt

Liberal Democrats
Sam Bennett
Donna Lalek
Alistair Cameron
Andrew Parkhurst

Plaid Cymru
Jill Evans
Carmen Smith
Patrick McGuinness
Ioan Bellin

The Brexit Party
Nathan Gill
James Wells
Gethin James
Julie Price

UKIP
Kris Hicks
Keith Edwards
Tom Harrison
Robert McNeil-Wilson

The full list of candidates running in Wales can also be found below from the official notice of poll. Unlikely local elections no postal addresses are provided for the candidates.

Key dates:

Deadline to register to vote: Tuesday, 7 May 2019
http://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

Deadline to apply for a postal vote: 5pm Wednesday, 8 May 2019
https://www.yourvotematters.co.uk/how-do-i-vote/voting-by-post

Deadline to apply for a proxy vote: 5pm Wednesday, 15 May 2019
https://www.yourvotematters.co.uk/how-do-i-vote/voting-by-proxy

Election day Thursday, 23 May 2019 !

 



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