Raseborg is governed by the town council and the town administration. Elections are held every fourth year.
The residents of Raseborg can participate and take part in the decision making process in several ways. Apart from voting in elections, the residents can send feedback, questions and suggestions to their political representatives or public servants in the administration. The residents can also participate in briefings and discussions concerning public issues. In certain cases it is also possible to express one's opinions on public issues by answering questionnaires or by being part of a reference group. It is also possible to put forward an initiative with suggestions about the town's administration and activities. The town council will consider the initiative.