Part of Wealden District Council area falls within the Lewes parliamentary constituency. This includes the district council electoral Wards of Arlington (part), Polegate Central (part), Polegate North, South Downs, Polegate South & Willingdon Watermill (part).
Conservative councillors elected in May 2023 for the above:
Cllr David Greaves - South Downs
Cllr Chris Primett - Polegate Central