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Coventry City Council elections - 2 May 2019

Pages in Coventry City Council elections - 2 May 2019

  1. Coventry City Council elections - 2 May 2019
  2. Allesley, Finham and Keresley Parish Council Elections - 2 May 2019
  1. Information for candidates at elections on 2 May 2019
Working at the election

On Thursday 2 May 2019, the city will vote for councillors to represent them on the City Council. 18 out of the 54 seats on the City Council will be up for election. Candidates' details will be published after 4 April, once nominations close.

Residents in Allesley, Keresley and Finham Parish areas will also have the opportunity to elect Parish Councillors to their respective Parish Councils.

All electors who are currently registered and are eligible to vote on Thursday 2 May should receive their polling card by 7 April. If you have not received anything by Tuesday 7 April, you can contact the elections office helpline to check your registration status. The helpline number is 024 7683 3034.

If you've recently moved or turned 18, you may not be registered. Register at www.gov.uk/registertovote The deadline to register for this election is 12 April 2019.

Polls will be open on 2 May from 7.00am - 10.00pm. If you are unable to attend the polling station, you can apply to vote by post. Alternatively you could apply for a proxy vote.

Easy guide to voting

MENCAP have produced an easy-read guide to voting at the election on 2nd May 2019. 

 

Key dates for elections on 2 May 2019

  • The deadline for those interested in standing as a candidate is 4.00pm on 3 April 2019
  • Deadline for new applications to register in time to vote at the above election: Friday 12 April 2019
  • Deadline for submitting applications to vote by post at the above election: Monday 15 April, 5pm
  • Deadline for submitting applications to vote by proxy at the above election: Wednesday 24 April, 5pm
  • Distribution of poll cards will be between 26 March - 7 April

Election notices (these links will become live as the notices are published)

  • Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll 
  • Notice of Election Agents 
  • Situation of Polling Stations
  • Candidates' details

Results

The results will be published online during the count process which takes place overnight on 2 May and the early hours of 3 May.

Complaints 

If you have a comment or complaint about the City Council's running of the elections, you should refer them to the Council's online complaints form.

If you have a complaint or issue about a candidate, agent or campaigner and you think that electoral malpractice has taken place, you should report this online.

Electoral Services

Opening hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm (excluding bank holidays)

Email: electoral.services@coventry.gov.uk

Tel: 024 7683 3034

Fax: 024 7683 3204

Council House
Earl Street
Coventry
CV1 5RR

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