Elections

Have you registered to vote?

By on 30/03/2015 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

REMINDER: The deadline to register to vote in May’s elections is 20 April 2015.

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Your chance to shape the future: the importance of voting

By on 05/02/2015 in Blog, Elections with 0 Comments

On National Voter Registration Day (February 5), Birmingham City Council Chief Executive Mark Rogers reflects on why it has never been more important to use your vote – including making sure you are registered to do so in the first place. With both the general and local elections now just a matter of months away, […]

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Why registering to vote is important

By on 05/02/2015 in Elections, News, Video News with 0 Comments

On national voter registration day (February 5), councillors from all the parties represented on Birmingham City Council are urging residents to register to vote – and then to cast their ballot on May 7. To find out more about how to register, visit www.birmingham.gov.uk/elections

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Bite the Ballot: engaging with younger voters

By on 03/02/2015 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

Members of Birmingham City Council have signed a contract pledging to do more to engage with younger voters. The contract, which was signed at an event at the Council House on Monday (February 2), forms part of the Bite the Ballot initiative, which aims to encourage more young people to participate in the democratic process. […]

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New MEP returned for West Midlands

By on 09/01/2015 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

Following the recent death of Philip Bradbourn, a new MEP has been officially returned for the West Midlands region. In accordance with the European Regulations 2004, the next person on the Conservative party list, Daniel Dalton, has now been returned as the new MEP for the West Midlands. Ends

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Don’t lose your chance to vote at the General Election

By on 23/10/2014 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham residents are being urged to ensure they are on the electoral register  – or risk losing their chance to vote in next year’s General Election. This year the way we register to vote changed with the introduction of Individual Registration which means that each individual member of a household that is eligible to vote […]

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Police and Crime Commissioner by-election results

By on 13/08/2014 in Elections with 0 Comments

The following persons have been nominated for the election of a Police and Crime Commissioner on Thursday 21st August 2014 for the West Midlands Police Area: David Charles Jamieson - Labour Party Les Jones - Conservative Party Ayoub Khan - Liberal Democrats Keith Alexander Rowe - UK Independence Party (UKIP) More information on the candidates […]

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Candidates announced for PCC by-election

By on 25/07/2014 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

The following persons have been nominated for the election of a Police and Crime Commissioner on Thursday 21st August 2014 for the West Midlands Police Area: David Charles Jamieson – Labour Party Les Jones – Conservative Party Ayoub Khan – Liberal Democrats Keith Alexander Rowe – UK Independence Party (UKIP) Polling stations will be open […]

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Police and Crime Commissioner By-Election – 21 August

By on 22/07/2014 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

• Register by 5 August People in the Birmingham area could be missing out on their right to vote in the upcoming Police and Crime Commissioner By-Election on Thursday 21 August. Following the death of the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner Bob Jones on 1 July, there will be a by-election across the seven local […]

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Register to vote online

By on 11/06/2014 in Elections, News with 0 Comments

People in Birmingham can now register to vote online, by going to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. Registering online is just one of the improvements being made to the electoral registration system nationwide. From today, anyone registering to vote will also have to provide their national insurance number and date of birth, to reduce the risk of fraud. A […]

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