Elections 2016: List of candidates

By on 07/04/2016 in Elections, News

On Thursday 5 May, three elections will take place for people to elect a Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Midlands, 40 city councillors and 24 parish councillors in Sutton Coldfield.

Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm on the day and results will be posted on Birmingham Newsroom as soon as they are available.

The following persons have been nominated for the election of a Police and Crime Commissioner on Thursday 5 May for the West Midlands Police Area:

  • Pete Durnell, UK Independence Party
  • Andy Flynn, Independent
  • David Charles Jamieson, Labour Party
  • Les Jones, Conservative Party

Statement of Persons Nominated:

Download here: Statement of Persons Nominated – PCC

From 13 April 2016, more information on the candidates can be found here:


The list of candidates contesting Birmingham’s 40 city council seats up for election across 40 wards on Thursday 5 May can be accessed at the following link:

Download here: Statement of Persons Nominated – Local election

The list of candidates standing for election to Sutton Coldfield Town Council on Thursday 5 May can be accessed at the following link:

Download here: Statement of Persons Nominated – Sutton

In order to vote in these elections, you must ensure you have registered to vote by 18 April 2016.  More information about how to do so can be found at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote 

If you have registered to vote but are unable to attend a polling station in person on 5 May, you can apply for a postal vote. Applications for postal votes must be made by 19 April 2016.

Alternatively if are unable to vote in person but wish to nominate someone to do so for you, applications for a proxy vote can be made, which must be received by 26 April 2016.

Further information about registering, voting and postal/proxy votes can be obtained by visiting www.birmingham.gov.uk/elections, via email to elections@birmingham.gov.uk or by calling 0121 303 2731.


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