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Parliamentary elections

The last election to vote for local Members of Parliament (MPs) took place on Thursday 12 December 2019.
Blackpool is divided into two parliamentary constituencies, Blackpool North and Cleveleys and Blackpool South, each with one MP.

European elections

The last election for the European Parliament of Thursday 23 May 2019.

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.

Local elections

There was an election on Thursday 2 May 2019 for all 21 wards

Blackpool is divided into 21 areas or ‘wards’, each having 2 elected ward councillors.

Results of the local elections held on Thursday 7 May 2015.

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. The next election will take place on 6 May 2021 (postponed from 7 May 2020)

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

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