Elections

Peter signs off – after 42 years

By on 09/06/2017 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

Signing off after over 40 years, Peter Streets carried out his duties as an election Presiding Officer in Kings Heath for the last time today. Peter, from Hall Green, has been a Presiding Officer at the Kings Heath Baptist Hall polling station for every election bar one since 1975. He has recorded the votes for […]

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General Election 2017 – candidate info + polling stations

By on 12/05/2017 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

Below is a link to the Statement of Persons Nominated document for each of the ten Parliamentary constituencies that fall within the Birmingham City Council area. Statement of Persons Nominated Polling stations will be open on election day (June 8) from 7am until 10pm. Every registered voter should receive a polling card with details of […]

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WMCA election results – by Birmingham ward

By on 11/05/2017 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

The following are links to documents that break down the Birmingham element of the 2017 West Midlands Mayoral election results on a ward and constituency basis: ROUND ONE ROUND TWO

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Hall Green and Perry Barr by-election results – May 2017

By on 05/05/2017 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

The following are the results for the election of one councillor in the Hall Green and one councillor in Perry Barr wards on Thursday, 4 May 2017. HALL GREEN Alan Blumenthal – UK Independence Party (UKIP) – 462 Tanveer Choudhry – Liberal Democrats – 1889 Liz Clements – Labour Party – 3138 Gareth Courage – […]

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Candidates announced for Hall Green and Perry Barr by-elections

By on 05/04/2017 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

The following persons have been nominated for the election of a councillor in the Hall Green and Perry Barr wards on Thursday, 4 May 2017: HALL GREEN Alan Blumenthal – UK Independence Party (UKIP) Tanveer Choudhry – Liberal Democrats Liz Clements – Labour Party Gareth Courage – Green Party Obaid Khan – Conservative Party PERRY […]

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Candidates announced for West Midlands Combined Authority mayoral election

By on 04/04/2017 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

The following persons have been nominated for the election of a Mayor for the West Midlands Combined Authority on Thursday 4 May 2017: James Burn – Green Party Pete Durnell – UK Independence Party (UKIP) Beverley Anne Nielsen – Liberal Democrats Sion Llewelyn Simon – Labour and Co-operative Party Graham John Stevenson – Communist  Andy Street […]

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Don’t lose your voice: register to vote

By on 08/03/2017 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

People in Birmingham are being reminded to ensure their voices are heard in May’s elections. Anyone wishing to vote must first be registered to do so – and the deadline for registration is 13 April 2017. After this date, anyone who has not registered will not be able to vote in the West Midlands Mayoral election […]

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Taking an innovative approach to ensure you can vote

By on 05/10/2016 in Blog, Elections, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council is piloting new approaches to the annual canvass to ensure as many people as possible can vote. #brum #localgov pic.twitter.com/6rMMQ4pfx2 — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) October 5, 2016 Robert Connelly, head of electoral services at Birmingham City Council, looks at how the council is taking an innovative new approach to ensure as many […]

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Local electoral arrangements finalised for Birmingham

By on 06/09/2016 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England has published its final recommendations for new electoral arrangements across Birmingham. Today’s publication follows a six-week public consultation on draft proposals and draws new boundaries for each council ward in the city. The Commission’s final recommendations propose that Birmingham should be represented by 101 councillors in the […]

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Look out for electoral register letters and emails

By on 25/08/2016 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham residents are urged to be on the lookout for emails and letters from the council’s elections office over the next few weeks. As well as the usual forms that many people will be familiar with, some people will receive an email instead as part of a trial to reduce costs. Head of Electoral Services, […]

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