Polling underway in European Parliament elections

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Voting is taking place today to elect representatives for the European Parliament.

Three candidates will be elected to represent Northern Ireland.

Seeking election are Alliance Party, Naomi Long; Conservative, Amandeep Bhogal; Democratic Unionist Party, Diane Dodds; Green Party, Clare Bailey; Sinn Féin, Martina Anderson; Social Democratic and Labour Party, Colum Eastwood; Traditional Unionist Voice, Jim Allister; Ulster Unionist Party, Danny Kennedy; UKIP, Robert Hill; Independent, Neil McCann; Independent, Jane Morrice.

Voters should mark their ballots in order of preference.

Polling will continue until 10.00 pm tonight.

Voters should produce proof of identity.

This includes the photographic part of a UK, Irish or European Economic Area (EEA) driving licence (provisional licences accepted); a UK, Irish or EU passport; an Electoral Identity Card; a Translink Senior SmartPass; a Translink 60+ SmartPass; a Translink War Disablement SmartPass; a Translink Registered Blind SmartPass.