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UK Parliamentary General Election, 12 December 2019

Coventry has three parliamentary constituencies, each represented by one Member of Parliament (MP).

On 29 October, Parliament voted under the Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011 that a UK Parliamentary General Election would be held on 12 December 2019.


The results will be posted online and on social media after the count has finished. The votes are counted through the night on 12 December and results are expected in the early hours of the morning of Friday 13 December.

Details of candidates

The candidates standing for election:

There is also an external website which lists the Candidates, which you can search using your postcode. Find out more at (external site)


All electors who are currently registered will receive a poll card. If you haven't had a poll card by 18 November,  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. You can register at

Polls will be open on 12 December 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.

  • Polls will be open on 12 December date from 7am - 10pm.
  • Find your polling station online

Who can vote in the Parliamentary General Election?

To vote in the election on 12 December, you must:

  • be registered to vote
  • be 18 or over on the day of the election (‘polling day’)
  • be a British, Irish or qualifying Commonwealth citizen
  • be resident at an address in the UK (or a British citizen living abroad who has been registered to vote in the UK in the last 15 years)
  • not be legally excluded from voting

Unlike at some elections in the UK, European Union Citizens (aside from those covered above) cannot vote in the General Election. If you've recently changed nationality, you should re-register to update this on the electoral register.

Key dates for this election

  • The deadline for those interested in standing as a candidate is 4pm on 14 November.
  • Deadline for new applications to register in time to vote at the above election is midnight on 26 November
  • Deadline for submitting applications to vote by post at the above election: 5pm on 26 November
  • Deadline for submitting applications to vote by proxy at the above election: 5pm on 4 December 

Election notices


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)


Tel: 024 7683 3034

Fax: 024 7683 3204

Council House
Earl Street

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