||<p>The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) issued 34,040 letters advising EU citizens resident
in Northern Ireland of the requirement in law to complete an additional form if they
wished to vote in the European Parliamentary elections in May 2019 in Northern Ireland.
This letter made clear the deadline for return of the forms. The form was also made
available on the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland website.</p><p>9,020 electors
responded. Unfortunately 1,204 electors replied after the deadline and were advised
their application had been received too late to enable to them to vote.</p>