Local Elections 2019 Information

Local and European Elections 2019

Polling Day

Polling for the European Parliament and Local Elections 2019 will take place on Friday 24 May 2019, the hours of Polling are 7:00am to 10:00pm.  A referendum on divorce will also be held on the same day.

Information for Potential Candidates:

Nominations:

A person may nominate himself or herself as a candidate or, with his or her consent, may be nominated by a person who is registered as a local government elector in the local electoral area where the candidate proposes to stand for election.

In County Monaghan there are three electoral areas:

Carrickmacross-Castleblayney Electoral Area                       Six seats

Ballybay-Clones Electoral Area                                             Five seats

Monaghan Electoral Area                                                      Seven seats

 

The period for receipt of nominations commences at 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 27th April 2019 and ends at 12 noon on Saturday 4th May 2019.  

Nomination forms must be submitted to the Local Returning Officer, Monaghan County Council, County Offices, The Glen, Monaghan during the period mentioned above.

Intending candidates should contact Carmel Thornton,  047 30538 or cthornton@monaghancoco.ie

to make an appointment to lodge their nomination paper.

 

Nomination forms and further information are available to download here:

PÁIPÉAR AINMNIÚCHÁIN (PDF)

Nomination Form (English) (PDF)

Assent Forms

An Fhoirm LE1A (PDF)

Form LE1A Assentors (PDF) 

Election Notices

Fógra Toghcháin 2019 (PDF)

Notice Of Election 2019 (PDF)

 

Supplement to the Register

The closing date for the Supplement to the Register is Tuesday 7 May 2019.

The closing date for the Supplement to the Postal and Special Voters List is Sunday 28 April 2019.

 

List of Forms required for the Referendum:

RFA 2 – Application for inclusion in the Supplement to the Register of Electors – Closing date Tuesday 7th May 2019

RFA 3 – Application to change your address in the Supplement to the Register of Electors – Closing date Tuesday 7th May 2019

RFA 5 –  Application to change your status in the Supplement to the Register of Electors – Closing date Tuesday 7th May 2019

PVS 1 – Application for inclusion in the Supplement to the Postal Voters list by persons with a Physical Illness or a Physical Disability – Closing date Sunday 28th April 2019

PVS 2 – Application for inclusion in the Supplement to the Postal Voters list by electors unable to vote at their polling station due to circumstances of Occupation, including certain Students – Sunday 28th April 2019.

 

To check if you are Registered to vote or to download forms go to www.Monaghan.ie/RegisterofElectors website or www.checktheregister.ie

 

Election posters

Candidates can only erect posters from 24th April 2019, which is 30 days before the polling date. There is a requirement for candidates to remove all posters within 7 days of the poll.