Who Can I Vote For?

Mayor of West Midlands Combined Authority

This election will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

You can choose from 5 candidates in the West Midlands Combined Authority mayoral election.

How you vote This election uses Supplementary Vote.

Mark an X in the first column for your first choice. Mark an X in the second column for your second choice. You do not have to mark a second choice.

Read the instructions at the top of your ballot paper carefully.

For more information, visit The Electoral Commission's website or ask an official at your polling station.

The official candidate list was published on 8 April 2021.

The Mayor of the West Midlands helps direct the overall strategy of the seven councils which make up the West Midlands Combined Authority. Working with the leaders of the seven councils, the Mayor has responsibilities in areas such as transport, infrastructure, housing, digital and culture. The Mayor also holds some tax-raising powers.

Visit the West Midlands Combined Authority election website.

Election events

You can meet candidates and question them at online events (often known as 'hustings'). Here are some events that are taking place:

Thursday 22 April 2021 12:00–13:30: West Midlands Metro Mayor -Economy Hustings

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