The European Elections will take place on 26 May 2019.
Voters who live in Hungary have to vote at their local polling station. The location of the polling station is in the letter of advice, which will arrive by the beginning of April.
Voters who want to vote at another polling station have to submit a request for doing so personally, by post or online no later than 16.00 on Wednesday 22 May.
Voters can also vote at a Hungarian embassy or consulate on election day. Voters are required to submit their requests to vote from abroad personally, by post or online (www.valasztas.hu) to their national electoral authorities between 21 March and 16.00 on 17 May.
Hungarians with an official address in Hungary do not have to register: they will automatically be registered on the electoral roll. Hungarians without an official address have to register on the electoral roll by 16.00 on 2 May at the latest.
Those without an official address in Hungary who registered for previous elections (the 2014 European elections or the 2018 national elections do not have to reregister as their registration is still valid. However, if there have been any changes, such as a different address, this will have to be a declared. Registered voters without an official address in Hungary can vote by post.
People from other EU countries living in Hungary have the option of voting for a Hungarian MEP in the European elections. To do so, they will have to formally express their wish to participate no later than 16.00 on 10 May.
The election of Members of Parliament must be held in accordance with certain common provisions established by EU law such as proportional representation. It means that the number of elected members from each party depends on the share of electoral votes obtained by the party.
Hungary uses closed lists, which means that the candidates will get mandates based on the order set by national parties and announced on the list preliminarily.