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)