election turnout figures for the region with over a million voters in the
North West returning their ballot papers.
news with six more days go. It shows that the postal pilot should
significantly increase turnout in comparison with the last Euro election in
the region. We are also seeing very encouraging response rates for local
Sir Howard continued: 'And there is still plenty of time to get
ballot papers back. We are a pilot area and the ballot packs may be
unfamiliar to voters but I would urge voters to spend just a little time to
read the instructions and contact their own local authority if they have
any difficulties with completing the ballots or the declaration of
Assistance and delivery points have also been established throughout the
region to help answer any questions and provide electors with the
opportunity to complete their ballot papers.
All ballot papers must be returned by 10pm on 10 June.
Results for the European elections will be declared after 9pm on the
evening of Sunday 13 June.
A dedicated website is now in operation www.northwestvotes.gov.uk
The North West Euro-constituency covers the geographical area of
Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Lancashire, Cumbria and Cheshire and
comprises 43 local authorities.