The different types of elections held in Manchester
The Manchester City Council area is made up of 32 wards, and is covered by 5 parliamentary constituencies. Everyone in the area of Manchester is represented by:
- Three local councillors - elections are held every 3 of a 4 year cycle.
- A Member of Parliament - Parliamentary Elections are held every 5 years
- A Mayor of Greater Manchester - Elections are held every 4 years (please note that the first term will be for 3 years)
- Eight Members of the European Parliament- Elections are held every 5 years
To learn more about the types of elections we have in this country, please visit the About my Vote website.
The current political balance of the Council is:
- Labour: 94
- Liberal Democrats: 2