Working at the election

On Thursday 5 May 2022, 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. 

All electors who are currently registered and are eligible to vote will receive a poll card between 23 - 28 March 2022. 

If you've recently moved or turned 18, you may not be registered. You can register at www.gov.uk/registertovote

Polls will be open on 5 May from 7am - 10pm. If you are unable to attend the polling station, you can apply to vote by post. Alternatively you could apply for a proxy vote.

Voting

  • Polls will be open on 5 May from 7am - 10pm.
  • Details of your polling station will be on your poll card which you will receive between 23-28 March 2022.

Results

The results will be published on the website as they are declared at the count which takes place overnight on 5 May and the early hours of 6 May.

A live stream from the count at CBS Arena will be available to view from approximately 10pm on 5 May.

There will also be a live stream of the declarations of results.

Key dates for elections on 5 May 2022

  • The deadline for those interested in standing as a candidate is 4pm on Tuesday 5 April 2022
  • Deadline for new applications to register in time to vote at the above election: Thursday 14 April 2022
  • Deadline for submitting applications to vote by post at the above election: 5pm, Tuesday 19 April 2022
  • Deadline for submitting applications to vote by proxy at the above election: 5pm, Tuesday 26 April 2022
  • Distribution of poll cards will be between 23 - 28 March 2022

Councillors whose term of office ends in May 2022

Name Ward Party
Jaswant Singh Birdi Bablake Conservative
John Mutton Binley and Willenhall Labour
Roger Bailey Cheylesmore Conservative
Kindy Sandu Earlsdon Labour
Tariq Khan Foleshill Labour
Kevin Maton Henley Labour
Ann Lucas Holbrook Labour
Lindsley Harvard Longford Labour
Rupinder Singh Lower Stoke Labour
Patricia Hetherton Radford Labour
Seamus Walsh Sherbourne Labour
David Welsh St Michael’s Labour
Gurdev Hayre Upper Stoke Labour
Mattie Heaven Wainbody Conservative
David Skinner Westwood Conservative
Bally Singh Whoberley Labour
Julia Lepoidevin Woodlands Conservative
Faye Abbott Wyken Labour

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)

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

Telephone: 024 7683 3034