East Devon by-election: Candidate list confirmed for November 10 poll

The candidates for a by-election to be held next month in East Devon have been announced. Voters in the Newton Poppleford and Harpford ward will go to the polls on Thursday, November 10 – in what could be a real test of the Conservatives’ popularity.

The best memorial for Val is for the people of Newton Pop to vote for who will best represent the interests of their community – should be a “no brainer”. – Owl

Daniel ClarkContent Editor & Politics Reporter www.devonlive.com

The by-election has been called following the death of former councillor Val Ranger. The Independent councillor died in August after a battle with cancer.

Three candidates have been nominated to stand in the election as her replacement. The Conservatives, the Labour Party, and an Independent will stand.

The candidates are:

Chris Burhop (Independent)

Paul Carter (Conservatives)

Caleb Early (Labour)