West Midlands Elections 2024: When will the West Midlands Mayor election result be announced?

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Voters went to the polls on Thursday, May 2 - but when the West Midlands results be announced?

West Midlands mayor Andy Street is hoping to get elected for a third term this week.

Street faces a tough battle to be re-elected, going up against Richard Parker, the Labour and Co-operative Party candidate.

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Voters across the West Midlands went to the polls on Thursday, May 2 to vote for the region’s next mayor, with the polls closing at 10pm last night.

Voters have also decided who will be the next West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, with votes closing last night. Tom Byrne, Conservative and Simon Foster, Labour are the two candidates. Results are expected to be announced on Saturday, May 4.

When will the West Midlands Mayor election result be announed?

The West Midlands mayoral election result is expected to be declared on Saturday, May 4. The result is likely to be announced in the afternoon.

The six candidates standing to be mayor of the region are:

  • The Green Party's Siobhan Harper-Nune:
  • The Labour Party's Richard Parker
  • The Conservative Party's Andy Street
  • The Liberal Democrats' Sunny Virk
  • Reform UK's Elaine Williams
  • Independent Akhmed Yakoob
Labour party candidate for the Mayor of the West Midlands, Richard Parker, arrives to cast his vote at Birmingham Progressive Synagogue polling station.Labour party candidate for the Mayor of the West Midlands, Richard Parker, arrives to cast his vote at Birmingham Progressive Synagogue polling station.
Labour party candidate for the Mayor of the West Midlands, Richard Parker, arrives to cast his vote at Birmingham Progressive Synagogue polling station. | Jacob King/PA Wire

When will we find out the results for Solihull?

Solihull voters will be eagerly waiting for the results after a bumper polling day. 

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On Thursday voters took part in three separate elections with major ramifications. A third of Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council’s seats were up for grabs in this week’s election.

On Friday morning, May 3, all ballot papers – including postal votes – will be verified to ensure every ballot paper issued has arrived at the count.

The count is scheduled to begin at 2pm with first results expected around an hour later. As with any election there may be delays to declarations if results are close and recounts are required.

Votes for the mayoral and crime commissioner elections for the Solihull area will be counted on Saturday, May 4, from 9am.

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Counting for these region-wide elections will also be taking place in Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton.

Once results for each area have been declared locally they will be sent to the overall returning officer for each election and a final result will be announced. 

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