A list of candidates has been announced for the European Parliamentary elections which are set to go ahead on Thursday 23 May, unless a deal on Brexit is concluded before then.
The European Parliamentary elections are run on a proportional representation system.
We will be electing six MEPs to represent Yorkshire & The Humber. You will have one vote which you give to one of the parties standing. Each party lists up to six candidates in order, seats are allocated according to the percentage of the vote that each party gets. We currently have two Ukip, two Conservative and two Labour MEPs.
To vote you must be registered on the electoral roll. The deadline for registration for the European election is Tuesday 6 May 2019 (the deadline for registering for the Leeds City Council election on 2 May has already passed). To register, go to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. If you are an EU national you can choose to vote here in the UK or in your “home” country.
The full list of candidates is:
Change UK – The Independent Group
Diana Paulette Wallis
Joshua Paul Malkin
Rosanne Clare McMullen
Conservative and Unionist Party
John Michael Procter
Michael James Naughton
Matthew Graham Freckleton
David Stewart Allen
Tony Stewart Allen
Alison Clare Teal
Andrew Varah Cooper
Lars Martin Kramm
Ann Christine Forsaith
Richard Graham Corbett
Eloise Karen Todd
Mohammed Jawad Afzal Khan
Jayne Marie Allport
Martin Trevor Mayer
Alison Louise Hume
Rosina Jane Robson
James Christopher Blanchard
Sophie Jane Thornton
James Douglas Baker
Ruth Christine Coleman-Taylor
The Brexit Party
Lucy Elizabeth Harris
James Rupert Heartfield
The Yorkshire Party
Laura Marie Walker
UK Independence Party (UKIP)
Gary Colin Shores
John Robert Hancock
David Alan Dews
Graham Boyd Waddicar
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