Lalitpur is divided into three [[tehsil]]s, Lalitpur, [[Mehroni]], and [[Talbehat]]; four towns, Lalitpur, Mehroni, Talbehat, and Pali; and 754 villages. In 2010 the district magistrate is Ranvir Prasad, and the Superintendent of police is Akash Kulhary (2006 batch IPS officer), and the District Information Officer is Murlidhar Singh.
There are two [[Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha]] constituencies in this district: Lalitpur and Mehroni. Both of these are part of [[Jhansi (Lok Sabha constituency)|Jhansi Lok Sabha constituency]]. At present, Ramesh Prasad Kushwaha is the MLA from Lalitpur constituency and Feran lal ahirwar is the MLA from Mehroni constituency.