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Coseley East By-Election

Coseley East Ward

turnout: 19.42%
Baugh, Clem
Labour Party Candidate
1053 (55.54%)
  Blatchford, Becky
The Green Party Candidate
33 (1.74%)
  Etheridge, Star
UK Independence Party (UKIP)
478 (25.21%)
  Griffiths, Ken
British National Party
120 (6.33%)
  Inman, Kevin Andrew
National Front
16 (0.84%)
  Ryder, Julian
The Conservative Party Candidate
190 (10.02%)
  Spoilt Papers 6 (0.32%)


Council Membership

  • Conservative 24
  • Green 1
  • Independent 3
  • Labour 42
  • UKIP 2


Following the sad death of George Davies a by-election will take place on Thursday 19th September 2013.


  • Wednesday 14th August 2013
    Publication of the Notice of Election
  • Thursday 22nd August 2013
    Noon close of nominations
  • Tuesday 27th August 2013
    Noon publication of statement of persons nominated
  • Wednesday 28th August 2013
    Noon withdrawal of candidate
  • Wednesday 28th August 2013
    Noon notice of appointment of election agents
  • Wednesday 4th September 2013
    Last day for applications to be included on the register of electors in order to vote in the election                                                
  • Wednesday 4th September 2013
    5:00pm last day for requests for a new postal or to cancel / change an existing postal vote or proxy appointment                                                   
  • Wednesday 11th September 2013
    5:00pm last day for new applications to vote by proxy (except postal proxies and medical emergencies)


  • Notice of Election - Please find the link at the bottom of the page
  • Statement of Persons Nominated - Please find the link at the bottom of the page
  • Notice of Election Agents- Please find the link at the bottom of the page
  • Notice of Poll- Please find the link at the bottom of the page
  • Links to the above notices will be in place upon publication of the notice


Information for Electors

If you are a British, Commonwealth or European Union Citizen you are entitled to vote at these elections as long as your name is correctly included on the Register of Electors. To check your registration please contact Electoral Services on 01384 814741.

The deadline for registration to enable you to be able to vote on 19th September is Wednesday 4th September 2013.

If you have moved recently you may not be registered for your current address, please see our Download Forms page for an application to Register as an elector.

Completed forms should be returned to

Electoral Services, Old Crown Court, Priory Street, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 1EY

Poll Cards will be issued to all electors by Tuesday 27th August 2013 giving details of polling station locations.  The hours of poll will be from 7:00 am until 10:00 pm.

Poll cards will also be issued to all postal voters, if you have previously applied to vote by post or proxy and now find that you are able to get to the polling station, the postal/proxy vote can be cancelled, this must be done in writing before Wednesday 4th September 2013. 

Notifications should be sent to:

Electoral Services,
Old Crown Court
Priory Street
West Midlands
DY1 1EY.


If you cannot get to the polling station on election day you can apply for an absent vote:

This means you will need to complete a Postal Vote application form to enable you to vote by post.

Applications to be received by no later than 5:00pm on Wednesday 4th September 2013.

Postal Ballot Packs will be issued during the week prior to the election. 

If you are going to be away at that time you may wish to appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf, please complete a Proxy vote application form.

Closing date for receipt of completed proxy appointment forms is 5:00pm on Wednesday 11th September 2013.

All forms can be found from our Download Forms page, please return all completed application forms to : 

Electoral Services

Old Crown Court
Priory Street
West Midlands

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