ALL postal votes for the European election for people in Taunton Deane and West Somerset have now been mailed out by the councils’ shared elections team.

A total of 13,391 have been issued in the Taunton and Wellington area and 3,166 in West Somerset.

Voters must return their postal votes in the prepaid envelope provided by 10pm - the close of polling - on Thursday, May 22, either by mail or by using the dedicated post boxes at Deane House in Belvedere Road, Taunton, or West Somerset House in Williton.

The ballot sheets are large and should be folded to fit in the envelope provided.

More information and guidance on filling in the form can be found on the reverse of the postal voting statement issued with the ballot paper.