Demanding Better for Trafford

  • Trafford has 21 wards that are contested every year to fill one Councillor slot each, they then sit a term of office 4 years long before going back to the electorate, as a result of this we have elections every year for three years and every fourth year off.

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  • We have local teams across Trafford, if you want to get in touch please follow the local team link; 

Altrincham & Sale 

Stretford & Urmston


  • Every four years starting in 2020, Trafford will vote as part of Greater Manchester to elect a Metro Mayor, the first election of this type was in 2017 however the first term has been shortened to 3 years.


  • Trafford has 3 MPs that cover Altrincham & Sale West, Wythenshawe & Sale East and Stretford & Urmston and are elected every 5 years, or sooner if Parliament decides to dissolve itself.


  • Trafford currently is part of the Northwest region which elects 8 Members of the European Parliament under a proportional system every 5 years.


  • Our team always fields candidates across all elections so you have the opportunity to vote for the Liberal Democrats.