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Elections and voting news

International Women's Day

International Women's Day encourages women to use their vote during centenary year

Published on Thursday, 08 March 2018

Our elections team have joined forces with Councillors and staff members to recreate a protest scene from 100 years ago in order to encourage today’s young women to register to vote.

Annual canvass of Coventry residents

Published on Tuesday, 01 August 2017

The Electoral Registration Officer is required to carry out an annual check of who should be registered to vote in the city,.

UK Parliamentary General Election results 2017

Published on Thursday, 08 June 2017

Labour held all three Coventry seats for the UK Parliamentary General election. And the last result was returned shortly before 3am today.

Register to Vote

Less than two weeks left to register to vote in the General Election

Published on Friday, 12 May 2017

With less than two weeks to go until the deadline to register to vote in the General Election, Coventry City Council is urging residents to make sure they are registered in time. 

The west midlands mayoral election

Coventry take part in West Midlands Mayoral election

Published on Friday, 05 May 2017

With a turnout of just under 30 per cent, the city voted for Labour’s Sion Simon in both the first and second preference counts.

David Burbidge

Mayoral candidates back Coventry's City of Culture bid

Published on Wednesday, 03 May 2017

Whoever wins the race to be West Midlands Mayor has pledged to back Coventry’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021 at the highest levels of government.

Reminder to register in time for elections this May

Published on Tuesday, 07 March 2017

With Mayoral elections fast approaching, residents in Coventry are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote to be able to take part on Thursday 4 May.

Minister launches electoral canvass pilot projects in a bid to save up to £20 million

Published on Wednesday, 02 November 2016

Today Chris Skidmore, the Minister for the Constitution, has launched 18 pilot projects across England and Wales which could radically reduce the cost of the annual canvass for local authorities.

Annual canvass of Coventry residents

Published on Monday, 01 August 2016

As part of the yearly process to check who should be registered to vote in the city, we will be sending a household enquiry form to every household asking residents to check the information is correct

Council to hold EU debate

Register to vote in the EU referendum

Published on Thursday, 19 May 2016

People in Coventry could miss out on having their say in the upcoming EU referendum because they haven’t registered to vote.

Local election results 2016

Published on Friday, 06 May 2016

There was a 27.48% turnout for the local elections. And the last result was returned shortly after 3.15am today.

National Voter Registration Drive between 1 and 7 February

Published on Monday, 01 February 2016

The Council wants to encourage anyone not yet registered to vote, to take advantage of National Voter Registration Drive this week.

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