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Council and mayoral elections 2019 – and UK Euro election

Local elections take place on Thursday May 2 at 248 councils in England. Polls are also due for directly-elected mayors at six authorities. Information about the Press Association’s nominations and results coverage of these elections is contained in the advisories below for customers on this site.

European Parliament elections on May 23 are now due to include the UK following the postponement of Brexit. PA has delivered full nominations and results coverage for the UK component of these polls in the past and will do so again. See below for an advisory on PA’s coverage of this poll.

Note that PA does not provide EU-wide elections data but covers the outcome in its editorial reports.

For details of elections messages in XML format used for digital products, see XML Format under Delivery Methods.

The historical XML for polls in more recent years can be found under Example messages, along with test sets.

Note that the historical XML for the UK component of the 2014 Euro elections has been made available for the convenience of customers.

The tests sets include that from a live test carried out on January 22 for a possible snap general election.

The June 2017 snap general election results have also been made available in readable form in the Constituencies section for reference.

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