Nominations of Candidates

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European Parliament and Local Council Elections – May 2019

Nominations of Candidates

The Electoral Commissioners notify that they will receive online nominations through the website by candidates for the forthcoming European Parliament and Local Council Elections.  Online applications may be submitted from 9.00 a.m. of Tuesday, 16th April, till 7.00 p.m. (Malta time) of Monday, 22nd April, 2019.  Step-by-step guidelines are available on the website.  Candidates who opt not to settle their €90 deposit online must ensure that they do so by hand by not later than 7.00 p.m. of 22nd April, 2019.

The Electoral Commissioners also notify that they will be in attendance to receive nominations at their Offices in the Counting Hall Complex at Naxxar and at the I.D. Card Office at St Francis Square, Victoria, Gozo, on Tuesday 16th, Wednesday 17th, Thursday 18th, Saturday 20th and Monday 22nd April, 2019, from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 3.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

Prospective candidates are advised to present their identity card and that the top section of the nomination form should reflect the details of the candidate as shown in the electoral register being published on 13th April, 2019.   In case of illness or being abroad, the nomination form needs to be submitted by a representative of the candidate. The representative must supply a specific power of attorney authenticated by a notary public.  A deposit of €90 is applicable.

Application forms for prospective candidates may be obtained from the Office of the Electoral Commission as from today and during nomination days.  Forms may also be downloaded from the Electoral Commission’s website at 

Objections to nominations shall be received at the same office during the days and hours established for nominations as well as on Tuesday 23rd April, 2019, during the same hours.

12th April, 2019