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Candidates announced for local and parliamentary elections in Poole

A record number of candidates will be standing in the forthcoming local council elections in Poole. 

A total of 173 candidates will contest 42 seats across 16 wards, representing a number of political parties and also independents. 

The number of candidates for the local elections are:

Elections and Voting
  • 42 Green
  • 41 Conservative
  • 31 Liberal Democrat
  • 25 UK Independence Party
  • 19 Labour
  • 11 Poole People
  • 3 Independent
  • 1 MFP

The election takes place on Thursday 7 May 2015 alongside the national General Election.

Seven candidates will contest the Poole parliamentary constituency and five candidates are standing for election in the Mid-Dorset and North Poole constituency.

For a full list of candidates and more information about the elections, please visit poole.gov.uk/elections.


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