Coventry City Council (Local) election results

Coventry City Council is divided into 18 wards each with three Councillors [/councillors]. Councillors are elected by a simple majority - whoever gets the most votes - and serve for four years at a time. Elections are held in three years out of four.

Local elections are usually held on the first Thursday in May. But this date may vary, so that local elections are held on the same day as a Parliamentary election.

Local election results

Electoral Services

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

Address: PO Box 15
Council House
Earl Street
Coventry
CV1 5RR

Telephone: 024 7683 3034 [tel:02476833034]

Parliamentary election results

Parliamentary, or General Elections are held every five years. New Parliamentary Boundaries were introduced for the elections in 2024 as a result of the Parliamentary Boundary Review carried out in 2023.

Coventry has three Parliamentary Constituencies, Coventry East, Coventry North West and Coventry South, each represented by one Member of Parliament [/info/687/local_mps_and_meps-information_and_advice/862/members_of_parliament] (MP).

General election results

Electoral Services

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

Address: PO Box 15
Council House
Earl Street
Coventry
CV1 5RR

Telephone: 024 7683 3034 [tel:02476833034]

Police and Crime Commissioner election results

The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner is the local governing body for policing in our area. The PCC has an over-arching duty to secure an effective and efficient police force.  The PCC has three main roles, which are to:

  • Set the priorities for policing
  • Decide the budget for West Midlands Police
  • Hold the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police to account

Police and Crime Commissioner election results

Electoral Services

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

Address: PO Box 15
Council House
Earl Street
Coventry
CV1 5RR

Telephone: 024 7683 3034 [tel:02476833034]

Mayor of the West Midlands Combined Authority Election results

European election results

The European Parliament serves for five years. Each country in the European Union elects people to represent it at the European Parliament.

In European Parliament elections, Coventry is part of the West Midlands Constituency, which is represented by 7 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). [http://www.europarl.europa.eu/meps/en/search.html?country=GB]

European Parliament elections results

Electoral Services

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

Address: PO Box 15
Council House
Earl Street
Coventry
CV1 5RR

Telephone: 024 7683 3034 [tel:02476833034]

Parish Council results

Finham Parish Council

Electoral Services

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

Address: PO Box 15
Council House
Earl Street
Coventry
CV1 5RR

Telephone: 024 7683 3034 [tel:02476833034]

Election expenses

Following an election or referendum, candidates and campaigners are required to submit expenses returns. The costs of campaigning are not reimbursed but the amount of spending is regulated by law. 

Election expenses returns are kept for two years following an election or referendum and they are available for public inspection.

Contact Electoral Services if you wish to inspect these documents.

BID ballot

A ballot has been undertaken to give eligible business ratepayers the option to vote yes or no for the proposal of the formation of a Business Improvement District (BID) for Coventry city centre [https://www.coventrycitycentre.co.uk].

The vote was a postal ballot; the Coventry city centre BID ballot was conducted by Electoral Reform Services who are based in London, on behalf of Coventry City Council.

Business ratepayers were entitled to vote if they were listed as a non-domestic ratepayer on the date that the notice of the ballot was sent and their rateable value was £16,000 or more. Those entitled to vote were sent a ballot paper on 15 January 2018.