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The Police and Crime Commissioner is elected every 4 years by the people of the West Midlands.

The voting system used for PCC elections is the Supplementary Vote.  The last election took place on Thursday 6th May 2021. The next PCC election will be held in May 2024. The Police Area Returning Officer is Martin Reeves, Chief Executive, Coventry City Council. Prospective candidates should contact [email protected] for further information.

CandidatePartyTotal VotesPercentage
Foster, Simon JohnThe Labour Party Candidate276,74345.51%
Hambleton, JoolsIndependent27,6644.55%
Hoath, Mark WilliamReform UK18,0022.96%
Hunt, JonLiberal Democrats38,5946.35%
Jaddoo, Desmond GustavusWe Matter Party7,7451.27%
Singh Sohal, JayThe Conservative Party Candidate239,28839.35%

Total number of valid first preference votes is: 608,036

The total of valid first and second preference votes for each of the remaining candidates is as follows:

CandidatePartyFirst stage votesSecond stage votesTotal Votes
Foster, Simon JohnThe Labour Party Candidate276,74324,663301,406
Singh Sohal, JagjeetThe Conservative Party Candidate239,28820,551259,839

Total number of rejected ballot papers: 16,974

The video below explains how the supplementary vote system works: