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.

The next scheduled local elections are due to be held in May 2023.

View previous election results

Mayfield Ward - vacancy

There is currently a vacancy in Mayfield Ward, due to the resignation of Councillor Chance. View the notice of vacancy. Two valid requests for an election have been received, and the date of the election will be 31st March 2022.

The timetable for the election, along with other key documents, are in the tables below. The Notice of Election has now been published and nominations can be received from Tuesday 15th March onwards.

Key documents for this election

Election document


Election timetable 

Monday 14 February 2022

Form to Request the Electoral Register

Monday 14 February 2022

Notice of Election

Monday 14 February 2022

Statement of Persons Nominated

4 March 2022

Notice of Election Agents 4 March 2022

Notice of Poll (& Situation of Polling Stations)

Tuesday 23 March 2022


Friday 1 April 2022


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.