Candidates Announced For Thamesfield By-Election

Four candidates step forward for your vote on June 30th


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Four candidates have been nominated to contest the Thamesfield ward by-election on Thursday 30 June to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Cllr Edward Lister.

Marian Hoffman has been nominated for the Green Party, Christian Klapp for the Labour Party, Mike Ryder for the Conservative Party and Lisa Smart for the Liberal Democrats.

Poll cards for the by-election were delivered to all eligible voters between Friday 3 June and Sunday 5 June.

If you live in the Thamesfield ward and intend to vote in this by-election there is still time to make sure your name is on the electoral register.

People born in this country, along with citizens of qualifying Commonwealth countries, plus those from the European Union and British overseas territories are all eligible to vote.

To cast your ballot, you must ensure you are registered to vote by midnight on Wednesday 15 June. There is also a 5pm deadline that day for receipt of completed application forms for people wanting to request a postal vote.

To register to vote, or check that you are already registered or to apply for a postal vote, Thamesfield residents should call (020) 8871 6023 or email


June 8, 2011