Friday, 10 April 2015

Election candidates announced for Cambridge

ON THURSDAY 7 May, elections take place across the city for 14 of the 42 seats on Cambridge City Council, as well as for Members of Parliament for the Cambridge constituency (in 13 city wards) and the South Cambridgeshire constituency (in Queen Edith’s ward).

Nominated candidates for the UK parliamentary election in the Cambridge constituency are as follows:

Chamali FERNANDO (Conservative)
Keith GARRETT (Removing the politicians)
Julian HUPPERT (Liberal Democrat)
Patrick O’FLYNN (UKIP)
Rupert READ (Green)
Daniel ZEICHNER (Labour)

For details of candidates in the South Cambridgeshire parliamentary constituency, please visit www.scambs.gov.uk/content/recent-and-forthcoming-elections

Nominated candidates for the Cambridge City Council elections are as follows (* denotes sitting councillor seeking re-election):

Abbey
David COWAN (Conservative)
Caroline HART (Labour)*
Monica HONE (Green)
Nichola MARTIN (Liberal Democrat)

Arbury
Eric BARRETT-PAYTON (Conservative)
Celia CONWAY (UKIP)
Stephen LAWRENCE (Green)
Carina O’REILLY (Labour)*
Tim WARD (Liberal Democrat)

Castle
Martin BONNER (Green)
Valerie HOLT (Liberal Democrat)
Simon MITTON (Conservative)
Patrick SHEIL (Labour)

Cherry Hinton
Mark ASHTON (Labour & Co-operative)*
Phillip BARNETT (Green)
Alex CROWSON (UKIP)
Timothy HAIRE (Conservative)
Ed SEXTON (Liberal Democrat)

Coleridge
Sam BARKER (Conservative)
Jeremy BENSTEAD (Labour)*
Simon COOPER (Liberal Democrat)
Shaun ESGATE (Green)
Bill KAMINSKI (UKIP)

East Chesterton
Gerri BIRD (Labour)*
Alex BOYD (Conservative)
Peter BURKINSHAW (UKIP)
Peter POPE (Green)
Shahida RAHMAN (Liberal Democrat)

King’s Hedges
Dave CORN (UKIP)
Angela DITCHFIELD (Green)
Anette KARIMI (Conservative)
Hugh NEWSAM (Liberal Democrat)
Kevin PRICE (Labour)*
Ian TYES (Independent)

Market
Daniel COUGHLAN (Conservative)
Oscar GILLESPIE (Green)
Danielle GREENE (Labour)
Dom WELDON (Liberal Democrat)

Newnham
Sam CARR (Conservative)
Markus GEHRING (Liberal Democrat)
Kate HONEY (Green)
Ewan McGAUGHEY (Labour)

Petersfield
Kevin BLENCOWE (Labour)*
Ben FLOOK (Conservative)
Atus MARIQUEO-RUSSELL (Green)
Elizabeth PARKIN (Liberal Democrat)

Queen Edith’s
Andrew BOWER (Conservative)
Joel CHALFEN (Green)
Candido CHANNELL (UKIP)
George PIPPAS (Liberal Democrat)*
Matt WORTH (Labour)

Romsey
Donald ADEY (Liberal Democrat)
Jane CARPENTER (Green)
Rahatul RAJA (Conservative)
Anna SMITH (Labour)

Trumpington
Ceri GALLOWAY (Green)
Nick GAY (Labour)
Richard JEFFS (UKIP)
Daniel JOHN (Conservative)
Zoe O’CONNELL (Liberal Democrat)

West Chesterton
Har KAUR (Green)
Mary KING (UKIP)
Mike SARGEANT (Labour)
Damien TUNNACLIFFE (Liberal Democrat)*
Linda YEATMAN (Conservative)

Antoinette Jackson, acting returning officer for the general election in Cambridge and returning officer for the local elections said: “Voting at these elections means you will help decide on a member of parliament and on local councillors to represent your interests in your area.

“Even if you’re not sure you want to vote, I would encourage you to register by 20 April so you have the option to vote on 7 May in the local and national elections.”

Please remember:

  • You should be registered to vote by 11.59pm on Monday 20 April
  • If you know that you are not registered to vote or have moved recently you can register by visiting www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. You will need your National Insurance number to hand in order to register. 
  • You can apply to vote by post before 5pm on Tuesday 21 April  by visiting www.aboutmyvote.co.uk
  • You can apply to vote by proxy before 5pm on Tuesday 28 April by visiting www.aboutmyvote.co.uk