Elections to the European Parliament

The election of members to the European Parliament is held every five years in the EU Member States. Denmark elects 13 of the 751 MEPs in total.

The next elections to the European Parliament will be held in 2019. In Denmark the election is held on Sunday 26 May, 2019.

 

About elections to the European Parliament

Who can vote?
Who can stand for elections?
Enrolment in the electoral register

Additional information on elections

Elections and referenda

Elections and referenda in Denmark are:

  • Local and regional elections
  • Parliament Elections (elections to the "Folketinget")
  • Elections to the European Parliament
  • Referenda 

Find information in English about elections at the website of the Ministry for Social Affairs and the Interior:

The Parliamentary Electoral System in Denmark  (The Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Interior)

THE MINISTRY FOR SOCIAL AFFAIRS AND THE INTERIOR

The Ministry for Social Affairs and the Interior is responsible for performing tasks in connection with general elections, referenda, elections to local and regional councils as well as elections of Danish members to the European Parliament.

The ministry also manages the political party subsidy scheme of the central government and acts as secretariat to the Election Board and the Eligibility Board.

The Parliamentary Electoral System in Denmark (The Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Interior)