Below you will find information for candidates standing for election in Sandwell.

This information will be available closer to the 2024 Local Elections in May 2024.

  • Download the notice of election
  • Nomination pack for the 2024 Local Elections
  • Key dates for the May 2024 Local Elections
  • Display of election posters code of practice (please be aware there are changes to the code of practice)
  • Publication of verification number
  • Electorate totals for candidates' election expenses
  • Election malpractice reporting form
  • Full information about Voter ID including links to translated materials

You can also find information for candidates on the Electoral Commission website.

Candidates and agents briefings

The electoral services team will make candidates and agents aware of briefings. If you are unable to attend we will upload recording of the briefings on this page.

At the count

This useful video for counting assistants will tell you more about how counting is done after the election.

What happens to postal votes?

This useful video shows you what happens to postal votes.

Results of previous elections

You can view the results of previous elections.

Political make-up of Sandwell Council

Sandwell is a Labour-controlled council divided into 24 wards represented by 72 ward councillors.

Check the current political make-up of Sandwell Council.