The current mayor of Novara is Andrea Ballarè, elected in June 2011, representing a centre-Left coalition.
Novara is divided into thirteen wards (circoscrizioni); several of these are formed of a number of quarters (quartieri), zones, and/or frazioni
According to changes in local electoral laws, from June 2011 elections they were stripped of their elective bodies (council and president), thus remaining as a simple internal partition of the Comune.
- Centro (Historic Centre)
- Nord est (North East)
- Nord (North)
- Sant’Antonio (quartiere)
- Vignale (frazione)
- Veveri (frazione)
- Porta Mortara
- Sacro Cuore
- San Martino
- Santa Rita
- Ovest (West)
- San Paolo (quartiere)
- Zona Agogna (zone)
- Sud (South)
- Cittadella (quartiere)
- Rizzotaglia (quartiere)
- Villagio Dalmazia (quartiere)
- Torrion Quartara (frazione)
- Sud est (South East)
- Bicocca (quartiere)
- Olengo (frazione)
- Lumellogno (frazione)
- Casalgiate (frazione)
- Pagliate (frazione)
- Gionzana (frazione)
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