Countdown to the elections

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The countdown has begun to European parliamentary elections on Thursday May 22.

More than five million people across north west England will have the opportunity to vote in European elections to select the region’s eight Members of the European Parliament.

At the same time, electors in the University and Scotforth West wards on Lancaster City Council will be choosing new councillors in two by-elections. Voters in Morecambe Town Council’s Westgate ward will also be electing a new town councillor.

People will not be able to vote unless they have ensured they are on the electoral register by Tuesday May 6.

Anyone who is not registered can visit to download a registration form. Alternatively, email or call 01524 582905. Registration is a quick and easy process.

A full list of candidates for all the elections will be published at 5pm on Thursday April 24.