May Day Bank Holiday - our offices are closed

Council offices and contact centres are closed on Saturday 29 April and Monday 1 May. We're open again on Tuesday 2 May. Bins will be collected as normal on Bank Holiday Monday.

Elections 2017

West Midlands Combined Authority Mayoral election

On Thursday 4 May 2017, residents of Sandwell who are registered to vote will be able to vote in the West Midlands Combined Authority Mayoral election.

Download a list of the people standing in this election.

A booklet with details of the election has been sent to everyone who is registered to vote. Details of who the candidates are in the booklet and on the WMCA elects website.

Polling card telling all electors where their polling station have now been delivered and the deadline for registering to vote has now passed.

We have a few minor changes to polling station venues so please check your poll card. You will have an allocated polling station for your address.

The Combined Authority Returning Officer (CARO) is responsible for conducting this election and announcing the result on Friday 5 May. The CARO is based at Birmingham City Council.

General election 2017

Find out more about the general election on Thursday 8 June.

Your vote is your vote

We work closely with other council services, external organisations such as the Electoral Commission and West Midlands Police to safeguard your vote.

The WMCA Mayoral election will be conducted using the supplementary voting system, which was used in the Police and Crime Commissioner election in 2016.

Key dates