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Keresley Parish Council elections
The Electoral Register
The Electoral Register (also called the electoral roll or voters roll) is a Government database containing all UK persons names and addresses who have registered to vote.
The 2018 - 2019 register for the parish contains around 650 electors, however not all those included within the register are entitled to vote in a Parish Council Election.
Keresley Parish is area AH within the Bablake Ward.
Download the Keresley Parish Council guidance here.
Visit WALC on how to Become a Councillor
Read the booklet Parish Council Elections published by Coventry City Council.
Read the booklet Elections: who does what published by The Electoral Commission.
Parish Council Elections
Parish Council Elections take place every four years. The last elections were held in May 2019 with the next elections due in May 2023.
Am I on the Electoral Register
If you are not certain you can find out if you are registered to vote, telephone Electoral Services or e-mail the Electoral Services Office.
Tel: 024 7683 3034
Who can register to vote?
You must be 18 years of age or over and a British, European Union or Qualifying Commonwealth Citizen in order to register to vote.
How do I Register to Vote
You can register online at:
You will need to provide 'identifying information', such as your date of birth and national insurance number when applying and your application will need to be verified with Government records before you are added to the register.
If your details are not matched then you may be asked to provide an alternative form of evidence to prove your identity which can be emailed to:
Number of Parish Councillors
Parish Councillors are unpaid elected representatives of the community. The number of councillors on a parish council varies depending upon the number of electors in the parish.
Council seats are elected en bloc.
If insufficient numbers put themselves forward at an election those standing for office will be declared elected, the council may then co-opt others to the post of councillor.
Keresley Parish is quite small and has seven council seats, however only six places are currently filled with an elected councillor. One seat is vacant and may be filled by co-option.
Criteria to become a Councillor
A candidate must be 18 years of age or over and at least one of the following:
and candidates must state on their consent for nomination form their qualification for election, which must be at least one of the following:
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