Information for candidates in the May 2023 Local Elections
Below you will find links to all documents for candidates and agents associated with the 2023 Local Elections.
- Download the notice of election
- Nomination pack for the 2023 Local Elections
- Key dates for the May 2023 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
Briefings for candidates and agents ahead of the 2023 Local Elections were held earlier in March. If you missed the briefing you can watch a recording of it.
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.