Results

The results of the election for the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner will appear here on Saturday 4 May as they are declared across the region.


Electoral and turnout

Electorate and turnout
Local Authority Electorate Ballot papers issued Turnout
Birmingham 760,404 214,955 28.3%
Coventry 241,267 70,080 29.0%
Dudley 234,612 75,100 32.0%
Sandwell 232,636 66,057 28.4%
Solihull 162,529 55,942 34.4%
Walsall 199,862 58,810 29.4%
Wolverhampton 187,236 54,274 29.0%
Total 2,018,546 595,218 29.5%

Local authority results

The results will appear below as they come in, after they have been declared at the local count.

Birmingham

Candidate Party Total Votes
Byrne, Thomas Henry Conservative Candidate – More Police, Safer Streets 77,798
Foster, Simon John Labour Party 125,631

Total number of rejected ballot papers: 10,775

Rejected votes:

  • Want of an official mark: 0
  • Voting for more than one candidate: 1,366
  • Writing or mark by which voter could be identified: 21
  • Unmarked: 6,845
  • Void for uncertainty: 2,543

Coventry

Candidate Party Total Votes
Byrne, Thomas Henry Conservative Candidate – More Police, Safer Streets 24,989
Foster, Simon John Labour Party 43,014

Total number of rejected ballot papers: 1,986

Rejected votes:

  • Want of an official mark: 0
  • Voting for more than one candidate: 183
  • Writing or mark by which voter could be identified: 0
  • Being unmarked:  1,253
  • Being void for uncertainty: 550

Dudley

Candidate Party Total Votes
Byrne, Thomas Henry Conservative Candidate – More Police, Safer Streets 37,434
Foster, Simon John Labour Party 35,506

Total number of rejected ballot papers: 2,144

Rejected votes:

  • Want of an official mark: 0
  • Voting for more than one candidate: 243
  • Writing or mark by which voter could be identified: 0
  • Unmarked: 1,133
  • Void for uncertainty as to the first preference vote: 768

Sandwell

Candidate Party Total Votes
Byrne, Thomas Henry Conservative Candidate – More Police, Safer Streets 20,846
Foster, Simon John Labour Party 42,396

Total number of rejected ballot papers: 2,665

Rejected votes:

  • Want of an official mark: 0
  • Voting for more than one candidate: 489
  • Writing or mark by which voter could be identified: 13
  • Being unmarked: 1,428
  • Void for uncertainty: 735

Solihull

Candidate Party Total Votes
Byrne, Thomas Henry Conservative Candidate – More Police, Safer Streets 33,159
Foster, Simon John Labour Party 21,184

Total number of rejected ballot papers: 1,513

Rejected votes:

  • Want of an official mark: 0
  • Voting for more than one candidate: 98
  • Writing or mark by which voter could be identified: 6
  • Unmarked: 845
  • Void for uncertainty: 564

Walsall

Candidate Party Total Votes
Byrne, Thomas Henry Conservative Candidate – More Police, Safer Streets 26,738
Foster, Simon John Labour Party 28,141

Total number of rejected ballot papers: 3,220

Rejected votes:

  • Want of an official mark: 1
  • Voting for more than one candidate: 238
  • Writing or mark by which voter could be identified: 39
  • Unmarked: 1,916
  • Void for uncertainty: 1,026

Wolverhampton

Candidate Party Total Votes
Byrne, Thomas Henry Conservative Candidate – More Police, Safer Streets 20,863
Foster, Simon John Labour Party 31,972

Total number of rejected ballot papers: 1,360

Rejected ballot papers:

  • Want of an official mark: 0
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to: 163
  • Writing or mark by which voter could be identified: 3
  • Being unmarked: 877
  • Wholly void for uncertainty: 317

Overall results

Candidate Party Total Votes
Byrne, Thomas Henry Conservative Candidate – More Police, Safer Streets 241,827
Foster, Simon John Labour Party 327,844 Elected

Total number of rejected ballot papers: 23,663

Rejected ballot papers:

  • Want of an official mark: 1
  • Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to: 2,780
  • Writing or mark by which voter could be identified: 82
  • Being unmarked: 14,297
  • Wholly void for uncertainty: 6,503

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