VOTERS hoping to nominate someone to vote on their behalf in the European elections have until 5pm today to register.

Anyone unable to make it to the polling station on May 23 can nominate a proxy to go on their behalf but must fill out a form six working days in advance.

The deadlines to register to vote and to vote by post have already past.

The Government only confirmed that the UK will hold the elections on May 7 after the date for the country withdrawing from the EU had to be postponed again.

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