Manchester City Council

Manchester Arena attack

Manchester is sharing its sympathy and our thoughts are with everyone affected, especially those who have lost loved ones or been injured and traumatised.

Sign the online book of condolence.


The Council & democracy Your next election or referendum


Parliamentary General Election 8 June 2017

On the 8 June a Parliamentary General Election will take place. You must be registered to vote by Monday 22 May 2017 to be able to vote in this election. 

The list of candidates standing in all five Manchester constituencies has been published in the Statement of Persons Nominated.

Greater Manchester Mayoral Election

The election for the Mayor of Greater Manchester was held on the 4 May 2017.

For the results of this election please visit

Manchester Gorton By Election

Following confirmation that a General Election will take place on 8 June 2017, parliament has approved the cancellation of the Manchester Gorton parliamentary by-election which was scheduled to take place on 4 May 2017.

Instead, the vote to elect a new MP to the Manchester Gorton constituency will now take place on Thursday 8 June as part of the General Election, at the same time as voters go to the polls to elect MPs in Manchester's four other constituencies (Blackley and Broughton, Manchester Central, Manchester Withington and Wythenshawe and Sale East.) 

Notice of cancellation

Local Elections

A local by election was held in the Rusholme ward on the 4 May 2017. The results of this election can be found on our website.

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