Under European Parliament election
rules, an MEP who resigns is replaced by another candidate from the party list nominated for the relevant area at the last election.
Ana Gomes, Chair of the European Parliament Election
Observation Delegation for the general elections in Myanmar, in a statement here today said "we noted the problems of registration which led to the disenfranchisement of a significant number of citizens, particularly from certain ethnic minorities and groups.
There were 6690 such applications in the September referendum, compared with 85 in the last European Parliament election
A key threat to his re-election is the rise of the UK Independence Party, which campaigns for leaving the EU and which topped last month's European Parliament election
That is the true significance of the European Parliament election
Yes 42%; No 35%; Don't know/ won't vote 22% European Parliament election
(% change compared with 2009) Labour 44% (+24%); Conservative 23% (+2%); Plaid Cymru 14% (-5%); Ukip 9% (-4%); Lib Dem 7% (-4%); Others 3% (-14%) Westminster Election (% change compared with 2010) Labour 51% (+15%); Conservative 22% (-4%); Plaid Cymru 10% (-1%); Lib Dem 9% (-11%); Ukip 7% (+5%); Others 2% (-2%).
Summary: A record low of 43 per cent of eligible voters cast their ballots in the European Parliament election
The European Parliament election
in June 2009 will be the biggest trans-national election in history.
In last year's European Parliament election
in Carmarthensire Plaid got more votes than any other party but Labour was pushed into third position behind Ukip.
ANTI-TROIKA opposition party AKEL pressed its own austerity button for last month's European Parliament election
campaign, spending less than a quarter of the budget spent in the previous Euro-elections five years earlier.
AROUND a dozen protesters gathered outside BBC Wales' headquarters in Cardiff to register their objection to the broadcaster offering airtime to two far-right political parties standing in next week's European Parliament election
But his foes have blocked a vote of approval in the assembly when it meets next week for the first time since last month's European Parliament election