Portsmouth City Council is divided into 14 wards; St Thomas, St Jude, Central Southsea, Eastney & Craneswater, Milton, Fratton, Charles Dickens, Baffins, Nelson, Copnor, Hilsea, Paulsgrove, Cosham and Drayton & Farlington.
Each of these wards is represented by three city councillors. City Council elections are held in three years out of every four, and elect one councillor per ward. The next city council elections are scheduled as follows:
- 7 May 2020. These will be held combined with the Police & Crime Commissioner elections.
Please note that these dates could be amended in the event of a General Election or a European Parliamentary Election.