European Elections media enquiries

Ballot box

The Local Returning Officer welcome the interest of the media in elections held in Southampton and recognises the important part they play in the electoral process.

If you are interested in receiving information about the European Parliamentary Elections on 23 May 2019 in Southampton as and when it becomes available, please email providing your name, contact email address, your job title and details of the organisations you represent.

There will be a media briefing before polling day – which will include technical support regarding operations within the O2 Guildhall and also an overview of how and when the count process will take place. The briefing will be held at the O2 Guildhall on Friday 17th May 2019 at 11.30am. If you would like to attend please let the communications team know by e-mail to