Information for candidates in the May 2022 elections
Below you will find links to all documents associated with the 2022 Local Elections.
Candidates and agents post-nomination briefing
Download the Statement of Persons Nominated to see the candidates standing in each ward.
- Publication of verification number
- Candidates expenses forms
- Display of election posters - code of practice
- Electorate totals for candidates' election expenses
- Election malpractice reporting form
- Summary of electoral offences (The Electoral Commission)
- Notice of election
We will have measures in place to ensure polling stations are safe places to vote to prevent the spread of Covid-19. You are encouraged to wear a face covering inside polling stations and the count venue and to use the hand sanitiser provided.
All candidates are advised to use a rapid test prior to attending a polling station, the count venue, postal vote opening or any other building associated with the election. If the test is positive, individuals are advised not to attend any election venue.
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
Political make-up of Sandwell Council
Sandwell is a Labour-controlled council divided into 24 wards represented by 72 ward councillors.