Local elections

Currently there are 46 councillors in the Scarborough Borough Council.

The last local elections were held on 2 May 2019.  View the results here.

View previous election results


Scalby Ward - vacancy

There is currently a vacancy in Scalby Ward, due to the death of Cllr Lynskey. An election will not be held to fill this vacancy due to the creation of a single unitary authority for the whole of North Yorkshire on 01 April 2023. Read more about these changes here: The new council and devolution for North Yorkshire 

View the Notice of Vacancy (PDF, 22KB)


Ward boundary review

The number of wards were reduced from 25 to 20 in May 2019, and details of the old and new wards can be found here:

View our election maps (includes old wards)


A councillor?  Who, me? 

Download our updated guide.

Full guidance can be on how to become a councillor can be obtained from the Electoral Commission website.

Visit the Be a Councillor website for further information.