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Mayor of West Midlands

This election was held on Thursday 2 May 2024.

The Mayor of the West Midlands helps direct the overall strategy of the seven councils which make up the West Midlands Combined Authority. The Mayor has responsibilities in areas including transport, adult skills, infrastructure, housing and business support.

Visit the official West Midlands election website.

Learn more about devolution in the West Midlands from the Institute for Government.

6 candidates stood in the West Midlands Combined Authority mayoral election.

Read the official candidate booklet for this election.

Electorate 2,018,546
Ballot Papers Issued 601,828
Spoilt Ballots 4,757
Turnout 29%

Election events

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

(Past event) Thursday 25 April 2024 18:00 : A Mayor for the West Midlands , BBC One
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