Parliamentary elections 2017

A parliamentary elections to vote for your local Member of Parliament (MP) will take place on Thursday 8 June 2017.

Blackpool is divided into two parliamentary constituencies, Blackpool North and Cleveleys and Blackpool South, each with one MP.

The deadline to register to vote at this election was Monday 22 May 2017

The deadline to vote by post in this election was 5.00pm on Tuesday 23 May 2017.

The deadline to vote by proxy in this election was 5.00pm on Wednesday 31 May 2017.


A by-election was held in the Warbreck ward on Thursday 16 March 2017.

A by-election was held in the Tyldesley ward on Thursday 29 September 2016.

European Union Referendum

The referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union  23 June 2016

Police and Crime Commissioner

The Lancashire Police Crime Commissioner  is responsible for ensuring that the policing needs of Lancashire communities are met as effectively as possible. More information about the Police Crime Commissioner can be found on the website.

The last Police and Crime Commissioner election  took place on Thursday 5 May 2016.

Information about the election  can be found online at www.choosemypcc.org.uk or via the national helpline on 0800 107 07 08.

Local elections

The last local elections took place on Thursday 7 May 2015.

Blackpool is divided into 21 areas or ‘wards’, each having two elected ward councillors.

European elections

Blackpool is part of the North West of England constituency of the European Parliament. The North West constituency has eight Members of European Parliament (MEPs) with an official term of office of five years. Elections for the European Parliament are held every five years. The next European elections will take place in 2019.


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