Brixton is represented by three Members of Parliament: Helen Hayes MP, Kate Hoey MP and Chuka Umunna MP.
Brixton is part of the Lambeth & Southwark division on the London Assembly, represented by Florence Eshalomi AM.
On Lambeth Council, Brixton is divided into several wards:
- Brixton Hill: Cllr Maria Kay, Cllr Adrian Garden, Cllr Martin Tiedemann
- Coldharbour: Cllr Donatus Anyanwu, Cllr Emma Nye, (vacancy)
- Ferndale: Cllr Jessica Leigh, Cllr Josh Lindsey, Cllr Irfan Mohamed
- Herne Hill: Cllr Jim Dickson, Cllr Pauline George
- Tulse Hill: Cllr Mary Atkins, Cllr Marcia Cameron, Cllr Ben Kind
- Vassall: Cllr Jacqui Dyer, Cllr Paul Gadsby, Cllr Annie Gallop